Archive for January, 2006

A Christmas poem: - Early Morning Noel.

Wednesday, January 4th, 2006

Early morning Noel
Just after five and the grey light seeps
Through sleepy Sydney’s silent streets.
I’ve cruised the loop,
Oxford, Elizabeth, Central, Hay
Coming back, lights red, I wait.
A voice calls softly from the gloom “Hey mate!”
I glance right across the road and see
a brown clad figure sprawled loosely on a step
a spark of life in an abandoned shop […]