Listening to an archaeologist talk about what and how we know about past cultures and what was important to them, I wonder what will be visible of us.
They tended to this land of rape seed
because they demanded 7 days a week meat.
They caught their death in open topped Beatles,
winning lottery tickets flickered out the footwell
into the windscreen of lorries transporting plastic chairs to children
to take mean tests in big halls and colour order their weaknesses.
They held their arms at length to take photos of their best moments
they were worried about us not knowing how ‘I’ felt.
In their Little Chef car parks teenagers wore visors
aspired to take each other to IKEA to buy mattress toppers
to make the sleep deeper.