Tuesday, March 19, 2013

WINTER [Lead skies ...]

© Farouk Asvat

Lead skies
Of fog smog and smoke
Coldly coming down
Settling upon the damp earth

Chilling bones around the brazier
Where 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]

[] Acknowledgements:

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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