Wednesday 5 May 2021

1 Poem by Andrew Shields


Sometime around 4:20 a.m.
somebody wakes up to see

how long there is to sleep
until dawn shatters the night

into daytime pieces
that scatter into hours

like dust into the air of
sometime around 4:20 p.m.


Andrew Shields lives in Basel, Switzerland. His collection of poems "Thomas Hardy Listens to Louis Armstrong" was published by Eyewear in 2015. His band Human Shields released the album "Somebody's Hometown" in 2015 and the EP "Défense de jouer" in 2016.

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