Friday, 25 June 2010

Rice Planting Songs #4 and #5

Rice Planting Song #4
Mjölner 23.06.10

Expecting thunder,
the sky's nest filled with hot coals.
But no such splendour -
they just keep drilling shot holes

Rice Planting Song #5
Caribbean FOS v Noble 24.06.10

I think that screaming's
my knuckles, now worked threadbare?
the room as it swings?
the leaking of compressed air?

1 comment:

Joan said...

Rice planting! Such a topic, full of meaning...the young rice workers of the venue to of turn of century's on my heart for many years. Poems catch the heart of the physicality of the work and relation to soul