It’s Summer but we’re wearing Winter coats.
Rain is falling and the sound it makes
Walking in a downpour without an umbrella
Soft, plump, free of liver spots.
Disease spent years
Rage enabled her
With nothing to be done,
then snapped her hands
now and then
remembers the helplessness,
Mark Mahemoff has published three books of poetry, the last one being Traps and Sanctuaries (Puncher & Wattmann, 2008) He works as a couple and family therapist but would like to play drums and write full-time. Such is life.
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