A walk in the cherry blossoms
And it takes much longer, now,
Much longer, to recover.
Hangovers last for days.
Colds last a week.
My spirits are recovered
By the beauty this tree
has carelessly
Scattered on the ground,
Morsels of the infinite
On my yellow plastic Nikes

Published by gurdeepmattu

I’m an author and publisher. I live and work in London and am the author of “Sons and Fascination” (2011, Paperbooks). It's available here:

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