Monday, 15 February 2021

 
NY Umbrella Day


by Leslie Dianne


 
On this ny umbrella day
the sky glooms
and threatens
to change my mood
so I wear yellow
and red shoes
and a sunset
orange dress
I let the drops
frizz my hair
and I puddle
through
the day
I live for hours
in my own fluffy
cloud of kink
my head as
big as the moon
and above
a thin haze, vapor
and sun form
a perfect rainbow
guiding me home



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Leslie Dianne is a poet, novelist, screenwriter, playwright and performer whose work has been acclaimed internationally in places such as the Harrogate Fringe Festival in Great Britain, The International Arts Festival in Tuscany, Italy and at La Mama in NYC. She received her BA in French Literature from CUNY and her poems have appeared in The Lake, Ghost City Review, The Literary Yard, and About Place Journal.  Her poetry was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

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