‘Glastonbury – The Alien’s View’
by Jo Bell
“We have observed this planet now for decades.
We do not intervene, though we have seen
it grow less green, its climate shift, its volume levels
always on the rise…”
You can read the complete poem here (at the bottom of the page). It’s 45 years today since Michael Eavis held the first Glastonbury Festival. In 2010 Jo Bell was the Glastonbury website’s poet in residence. You can read about the history of the festival through Surrey Libraries.