'Since your breakdown, Michael,
you've changed out of all recognition...'
Was I supposed to feel flattered,
since this was evidently meant as a compliment -
leaving a vapour trail of implications
about past behaviour across the clear sky of my mind?
No, I did not feel flattered;
though agreeably unconcerned
about the degree of un-observation in an old friend;
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.I would like to translate this poem