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brush past the henna-handed


formica topped tables


& turn at the dead end

is Shangri-La


another world

they sit dirty feet away

yet never know my realm

of jasmine flowers

and lush green plants

that know no names


never see the shrine of 

concrete and candle wax

the glass of water, fruit

a garland of marigolds

for Him


this is no cafe on a dusty Siam street

this is heaven



◄ the kissing gate


<Deleted User> (7212)

Mon 21st Nov 2011 19:14

many thanks to both of youse.
M&S - drat - I never saw that one coming !
Boof! - hit me in the face like a stinky fist..

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Laura Taylor

Mon 21st Nov 2011 09:57

Some nice phrasing in here...henna-handed, dreadlock-tourist-filled (hey - if you still haven't listened to them - look up Alabama 3's song, Ain't Goin to Goa - reckon you'll like it!), and the dirty feet away.

That last bit is a bit M&S, mind ;)

<Deleted User> (6315)

Mon 21st Nov 2011 09:16

I like your thoughts here and I thought dirty feet away was clever too.. :)

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