Poetry

Marjon Mossammaparast: Hiroko Can Go Jump

Hiroko Can Go Jump   Hiroko can go jump Out of an airplane in Japan Because I don’t want her anywhere Near my man As she caresses his stripy socks Lays her hands on his hairy calves   I don’t want her anywhere Near his wheelchair when he’s In the nursing home, pushing him down A ramp to the boat sheds So he can inhale the sweet scent Of seagull shit on starboards Hear the slap of the harbour By his lame ankles as Hiroko Orders two grilled flakes in Triton’s.   Hiroko can go jump Out of an airplane…

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