© Farouk Asvat
Lead skiesOf fog smog and smoke
Coldly coming down
Settling upon the damp earth
Chilling bones around the brazierWhere the world is
A few bleak houses
Weed grown gardens
Moist faded veld
And a muddy path
© farouk asvat
composed: 1976 [Johannesburg, South Africa under apartheid]
Winter [Lead skies …] was previously published in:
The Time Of Our Lives (black thoughts publications, p22, 1982);The Indicator (Caxton, p39, 11.06.1985);
The Time Of Our Lives (piquant publications, p51, 2007).
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