Hay Fever

We were like the misty pollen Swarming in the wind Carelessly simple yet vividly mad As our bodies swam in the summer rain Until fabrics were moisture-heavy And my beloved’s larger-than-life breasts Were imploring for the palms-feel Basking in the sheer lingerie Of soaked white cotton We played hide and seek As we unzipped and…

Australia

In a convict haven On the outskirts of a botanical bay Rests the roots of civilization Celtic in origin, now a hodge-podge Of ivory, olive, bamboo and curry Where surfboards rise to conquer cascades And divers sink to gaze at coral tapestries A land of eucalyptus leaves and didgeridoos Wailing to wind formations Under the…