Monday, 28 October 2013

Man on a Rope

at one side
– the port side –
of a white concrete building
whose dimensions aren't known,
this man on a rope, neither
high up nor low, pauses mid-hold

while below, like a sapling
arched forwards by the wind,
a young, cat-faced saltimbanque
grips her child with one arm,
rooted to the landscape
gold leaf on black

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