round a bag of salt-water
their racket silenced.
overnight the globe has sagged:
while you huddle for snow spangles
we stride ablaze in flip-flops
& dinner jackets.
a thousand formic ants
inscribe the world’s hieroglyph.
Image: Just a typical day at Bondi, Caddy, George. Beachobatics and Jitterbug Photographs, Bondi Beach, 1936-1941, 1943 / by George Caddy, 1936 c/- State Library of NSW.
A quadrille for Dverse the poets’ pub, where Lisa is hosting next and asks us to use the triply homonymous word ‘abide’. Pub opens from 3.00pm (Eastern US time) Monday – come join the fun.
And in case you missed the reference to ‘flip-flops & dinner jackets’ here’s Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison, currently in COVID-iso but still on the job…(pants optional).
And for some tropical vibes here’s Brazilian jazz genius Egberto Gismonti in 2018 (he was 70 at the time) playing Selva Amazônica