Parrots, parrots, blackbirds, parrots, gumnuts (Summer 2012)
Why was her country so beautiful? Why, she ate the
fruit straight off the trees, apple, apricot, plum, peach. Nuts.
Next to me on the City-link train, near, there, she wanted me to share
want, want, want give
Water for the birds. Brightly coloured parrots,
Summershade, the woodlands that were there,
no longer there, just a wide open sky
A sigh of wind, what if and wish you were here, there, near,
Colour for the blue sky, a most gentle summer wind.
Summershade, Warm Stone,
from the Colour Chart, Paperbark. Pale Eucalypt,
even a colour for wilderness Wilderness.