Mike Sheriff

Rookie (15-10-85 / Belfast)

‘man-Shaped-Rook-In-Rags’ - Poem by Mike Sheriff

with
filthy fists fishing
‘man-shaped-rook-in-rags’
scours
bin-top basin
looking for lovely long white worms
of
nasty nicotine
&
bum finds butts
not ‘caw-cawing’
but yellow
claws
clawing through
dirty
white ash


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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 16, 2008

Poem Edited: Wednesday, June 18, 2008


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