Tag Archives: reflection

Strangling breath

In the heat Two smells emerge Over powering the senses In the heat The sun boils the skin And leaves target marks for wasps In the heat The sweat fills the locker rooms The perfumes kill the ozone zone And … Continue reading

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Hush baby hush

Summer time and cotton high and the Song goes for the baby in cradle Hush baby hush No! No sneezing now No coughing either Hush baby hush Your dada’s sleeping an’ Your mama’s missing Shopping Meeting a lover Meeting a … Continue reading

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Omelet breakfast

Trickles of heatwave sweat Drops flow in engraved tunnels on the Face side limping Fever they say Got hold of my soul Made me a wild beast Hundreds of voices in my head Images flicker behind my retina Colouring my … Continue reading

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Chess Board Cafe

On his chest he draws The years passed In form, uniform, hours counted He enters the chess board cafe His regular table and buddies Are waiting for his arrival In the air there is laughter And the smell of a … Continue reading

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Pond frog

(1) A summer pond muddy In perfect jumps a frog crosses A shrinking life. (2) A fallen leaf Remains a reminder of dying Spring has gone. (3) Earth stretches Bare park falls asleep Squirrel scans. (4) Frog tries to escape … Continue reading

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Cloud…click

Thunder is called Click click click maddening click Letter waved cloud What does the child utter? Born in emptiness staring. April 2, 2019

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Smelly roses

A group of youngsters A path lined with prickly flowers A smell, a colourful pond A crying child cowering lost A coin, sweaty corner in smelly paint March 26, 2019

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