An old man
made of newspaper pink
rocks his porch.
His room, a whistling kettle
one cool shade of darkness
hoards his wife in sepia prints.
You can see me –
a boy in perpetuity
with a stick to beat the bushes
until bees swarm to buzz me into a blur.
Authored ‘The Circus Came To My Island’, ‘A Place For Your Ghost Animals, Understanding The Neighborhood’, ‘Scratches Within’, ‘Kleptomaniac’s Book of Unoriginal Poems’, ‘Eternity Restoration Project- Selected and New Poems’ and now ‘Herding My Thoughts To The Slaughterhouse-A Prequel’ (Alien Buddha Press)