7 Cambridge College Boys

7 Cambridge college boys
around a table for two, 
taking the whole casual-coffee 
thing to new heights; 
a mighty gathering of elbow patches and tweed, 
with absolutely no pipes- 
some come from a non-smoking family.


And that last sentence: not a lie nor a word of figment, but an overheard gobbet of pure ‘I’m-not-old-enough-to-wear-this-graph-paper-shirt’ innocence.