12 Degrees & Skiving

what began as year-long challenge has become perpetual until further notice

London suite I: Wednesday Evening – Victoria

a sensory list of memory
in whitewashed angles where May’s
caught itself a scribbled
song stuck honey-tight
dissonant touch of chilli
to the eyeball
cardamom cumin curlicues
hung jasmine sun warm
cupped a hand over my nose
led me through
an inventory of childhood
summers-to-come
fever, before it was
and all things remembered
at just the right moment
to be forgotten

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4 comments on “London suite I: Wednesday Evening – Victoria

  1. Aquileana
    May 17, 2014

    The three last verses of this poem are simply perfect…
    Congratulations and best wishes,Aquileana 🙂

    • Kittykatmandoo
      May 17, 2014

      Grazie mille, Aquileana. Thank you for visiting the London Suite 🙂

  2. angela highstead
    May 22, 2014

    “Ahh London” Wish I had your gift for words and desciptions Ali. Hyde Park on a rainy Sunday afternoon. Damp cool mist on the skin.

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