Malcolm Evison

Rookie - 0 Points (15 June 1944 / Canterbury)

A Piscine Ploy - Poem by Malcolm Evison

Suspended in anticipation;
slow motion animation
is the name

of their new game.
They could be simply basking
in the sun

but I
with cynics heart and eye
suspect more base Intent.

Scatter
a few morsels
of delight –

Shatter
their tranquillity.
They swoop

like vultures –
swiftly devour
a non-resisting prey.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 11, 2006

Poem Edited: Monday, September 6, 2010


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