Is anything more fun than taking a child to the park? Watching her, or him, on the slides, checking out all the equipment, just plain having fun? …
down the long yellow slide
wearing green rubber boots
with this week’s favourite red Superman outfit
and bright orange sunglasses
he has an eclectic sense of fashion
he is four-years-old
first published in Long Story Short
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.