Title: You

Author: Adrienne Jansen

In: Sport 2: Autumn 1989

Publication details: Fergus Barrowman, April 1989, Wellington

Part of: Sport

Keywords: Verse Literature

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Sport 2: Autumn 1989



You lie on the grass
with your long hair
hiding your face
I lift back the strands
one by one, and discover
a cherry flower
falling to bits,
a piece of thin glass
and water, running away
into stones

I shouldn't have looked

I lay the strands over again
one by one