Tuesday, February 12, 2013

“notes from a past life”

notes from a past life

we go in the dark
motley little parade

she's not even awake
'are we sleeping?'

'you are'

in the dead hours

the waiting room quality of light
salt and sticky

nothing smells
like night
and jasmine 

Mairi Graham-Shaw
© 2013

Image links to it source on Wiki Commons
Cestrum nocturnum Blanco (Night-Booming Jasmine) from Flora de Filipinas by Francisco Manuel Blanco, circa 1880 – public domain

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