Bottle of Notes
plastic water murmured inside
Middlesbrough Mima Art gallery.
The sky was painted by Picasso
(in his Monet period)
and Turgenev wrote the cheque
for the Champaign
the whole of Middlesbrough
in his novel
'A Nest of the Gentry'.
The 'bottle of notes' was
at its best
with the poor inheriting the Earth
from Victoria Mindfield
who was dancing
at the County Court
in an austerity of underwear.
whose ship folded up into the bottle,
was caught colonising Starbucks
nothing in the world made sense
but everyone pretended that it did
and carried on.
Meanwhile at the masked ball....
Text and photomontage by Trev Teasdel