Category: Poetry

Sparks

mid-sentence they held my attention eye-catching sparks of early bright sun maydaying in becalmed acres of grass I figured metal foil loosely crumpled resplendent, silver-quickened not gaudy geegaws, gold or brass one of nature’s objet trouvé trinkets clichéd on pendant, brooch or bracelet’s charm – semblance of wire and plexiglas ~ii~ a dessicated old soul of the…

Soiling Green

living in a toothpaste lid on a beach in Cuba hermit crabs make-do for shelter twice daily tidal deliveries dross from our discard dump dropped in the ocean choose octopus or blenny in a jar rope necklace for dolpin and seal fishing lines impaled in whales polythene jellyfish for a turtle feast – death by polymers…

Aquarium

my analyst would have seen a green light – were it a watery dream; leaping fish in a passion’s swell a deep-sea dive over the dam but it was no waking fancy Autumn rain, shoals of glitter-ball frantically feeling a way to the sea; how still we stood, in thrall to it all the storm…