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Verse in lockdown: Flamingos among other things


In their determination to air brush miseries; Of non-flying flamingos, they embrace the lockdown; Like a new monotheistic religion, and Stay confined in the foetal eyes of deadly viruses.

Verse in lockdown; Streets are empty.

Verse in lockdown 

Streets are empty

Waiting coffee shops slowly grow oblong, and
I wake up smashing the transparent tea plates in my kitchen.
Condemned to vulgar physical comfort
Pink-turbaned flamingos preen and bathe
Behind iron-barred parapets of skyscrapers.

In their determination to air brush miseries
Of non-flying flamingos, they embrace the lockdown
Like a new monotheistic religion, and
Stay confined in the foetal eyes ...


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