Five-Minute Memories

Five-minute memories

#reverb 10  Day 15

You only have 5 minutes to recall memories from last year before your memory goes-do so-now.

The year: snowflakes in hair,
wrong paths, fur coat, Toledo station,
Aldeburgh, starburst rockets,
black sky, black sea.
Word! My son, smiling,
making jokes, Gaughin’s
surprising early paintings
in Tate Modern. Unexpected
Weather, collection by Abi
Curtis but a metaphor too.
More art than you can
throw a stick at. Poems,
written around a long table
at Lumb Bank. Roy Fisher
at Beeston, strong warm clasp
of his hand. Being wanted.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s