whitsun’s children

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whitsun’s children  (  p o e m z )



buttercup fingers

clutching at green straws

plasters & pastures

snakes in the hay


tangles in brambles

spin on a hillock

glue of the goosegrass

stick in the step


born on a picnic

twinned with the polecat

castor & pollux

bollocks et al


sting in the nettles

bruises & bat flaps

flutter as pencils

quill in the gaps

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