A plastic pot from Burger King
stood balanced on a concrete thing
designed for dropping litter in,
and keep it off the road:

But papers lie around the street.
And catch upon the slightest breeze
Some settle round about one's feet
whilst plastic bags alight in trees.

Though empty coke tins line the gutter.
Posters state "Keep our town clean"
And I wonder what's the matter.
Hasn't anybody seen?

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