It’s lightening in the east
but night’s still close. The hill’s a
mass which could contain
well, anything – lovers, goblins, flick-knife
that day makes plain:
a yellow Renault on bricks.
But I delight in
the moment hung between,
before it transformed so.
Image: Felix Nadar in a balloon, late 1860’s. c/- of State Library of NSW. Félix Nadar was the pseudonym of Gaspard-Félix Tournachon (6 April 1820 – 21 March 1910), a French photographer, caricaturist, journalist, novelist and balloonist.
A quadrille for dverse where De is hosting and asks us to stay close (though only in our hearts).
And here’s The Beautiful Night of Love – because…well do you really need a reason? – turn it up, sing along…