Tuesday, May 2, 2017
With resin'd hair and blistered toes
I chased a girl
Who triple salco'ed in a tutu.
I skated harder, faster, longing,
As she floated circles on the rink,
But I, bound to the earth with
clumsy adolescent boots
Could never hope to reach her.
Topic(s) of this poem: infatuation ,longing,love,nostalgia
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
Saturday nights at the Wellington Pier, Gt Yarmouth. I was fifteen.