The old cock and the younger hens

 

Because you now see

I will not sleep with you

you’re bored and have

a new pet

whose projects so much interest you.

I see it en peripherie

this nimble show: it entertains.

She’ll also move along, you know.

 

2012

Another poem, written during 2012, that will be included in the set “Emily’s Poems for Modern Boys.”

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Author of over 300 poems, also books, essays and short stories. Published in the Johannesburg Review of Books, Carapace and Type/Cast. BeadedQuill's titles are for sale via Blurb.co.uk

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