Saturday, October 29, 2011

Striking a pose – Kevin Ireland

Striking a pose – Kevin Ireland

we’ll stock up books
and wine and pie
then stop the clocks
and never die

we’ll nail the windows
brick up the door
and live on a mattress
on the floor

if death still comes
we’ll strike a pose
and hold our breath
until he goes

O'Sullivan, V. (Ed.). (1979). An anthology of twentieth century New Zealand poetry. Wellington: Oxford University Press.

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