Builders

Yesterday they were fighting On the incomplete second floor Of the soon to be rental houses   Shirt bunched up in fists One almost threw the other Over the unfinished floor To the hard stony ground below   They were sent home   Today they climb up the stairs One ahead of the other A […]

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RUNNING AWAY

Sometimes when I stare At an open field Or space I want to break into a run   Shoes shielding my feet The breezy wind in my face I want to run so fast My clothes flail behind Like airy veils   I’d like to run on And not pause Till I reach where The […]

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EVENING AT GANJONI

The sky’s darkeningBut sluggishly soLike the sun is in no hurryTo leave this torrid town   On the tarmac streets of GanjoniOld houses two storeys highStand on either sidePainted in clean whiteAnd tired creamIn places   They have narrow windowsOf glassy panesAnd woody framesAll painted whiteLike their flowery carved balconies   And telephone linesFrom the […]

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