© Farouk Asvat
The nightUnobtrusively gives way
To a sunrise
In popsicle colours
Yellow suckers hanging on silent orangesticks
Black boughs dressed in pink candy floss
Ghostily floating upon a misty layer of granny's hair
Lollipops dripping rosewater sherbet
Spreading across the velvet sky
Sprinkled with sugar crystals
© farouk asvat
composed: 27.07.1992 [!Karoo, South Africa under apartheid]
Ka!roo Sunrise was previously published in:
The Wind Still Sings Sad Songs (piquant publications, p82, 2006).
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