Sign up to our newsletter
Like to be a FIREWORK?
So would I.
To DAZZLE like a flower.
To SIZZLE in the sky.
With a CRACK and a BANG
and a BIM BAM BOOM!
I feel it, first as a stir,turning deep in the murky water.Surfaces up for air, a twitchon the lake in my head.A flip, and it disappears.
Fire under footfall.Fire over skies.
Fire on a matchstick.Fire in my eyes.
Fire holding hunger.Fire seeking wood.
Fire hiding danger.Fire feeling good.
From Things You Find in a Poet's Beard by A.F. Harrold
It tastes of high clouds
of crisp cold
It tastes of autumn leaves
I've just invented a flying machine;It's silver and gold and three shades of green.
Forest could keep secretsForest could keep secrets
I have your smile
when I look in the mirror I see you
I have your laugh
So when I chuckle I hear you
I have your humour
when I’m sharing jokes I owe it to you
Summer is the best time
so let me start right here
It’s my favourite season
I wish it could last all year
The sun feels real near
and it can get so hot
Spread your arms wide and smile
find your style.
on the pitch, lightning faSt,
dribble, fake, then make a dash
player tries tO steal the ball
lift and step and make him fall