RECOLLECTIONS

Written by: john anusie

Lost in an orchid. You and I.
Drunken songbirds, we’ve sipped the waves
And drank of day, of dank, of dusk
Together. You and I.

Yesterday a mystery slapped me 
So hard I became a question mark.

Now
I stare in the face of memory, a prisoner,
Body, soul, and reason in the orchard
At La Pina beneath the sweltering pine.

Platero...