the sun is sparkling, the rain rumbling, and we badly need some poetry...

Thursday, 26 May 2011

Russell Streur - One Poem

The Advice of Li Po’s Ghost

We have cash in hand
For Turkish figs
Black pepper
And Medjool dates

The moon at wax
Through the window
Is always free

And the price of night
Is never due
Until the morning

When Li Po’s ghost
Whispers in our ears
‘Never say no
To wine.’