john o'connell

Rookie (11.12.1949 / Limerick, Ireland)

Heatwave. - Poem by john o'connell

heatwave.

dust whirling,
after mobile departures,
in the decadence
of our multiplying crows-feet.

the sweat of humidity
dropping on neutrally carpeted floors.

beer lubricating
many a rusty throat
as human optimism
and pessimism
make friends with each other
in a warlike fashion.


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Poem Submitted: Sunday, February 14, 2010



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