Given a sunny day, a bit of catchy music, and there’s a dancing man on a deserted patio, with friends to join the fun …
AIN’T NUTTIN’ TO IT
under street-corner stars
pins melody and harmony
to mindless wind
while his horn-crab feet
plat-plat on boards
first published in Tower Poetry
NEW! ‘A Bedroom of Searchlights’: poetry. This collection draws a picture of the poet’s divorced mother, an artist with two children, who struggled with poverty, war, and the realities of daily life, yet still found beauty and comfort in her garden, and her art.
From Inanna Publications, May 2016.