Title: The same day a...

Author: Jenny Bornholdt

In: Sport 9: Spring 1992

Publication details: Fergus Barrowman, November 1992, Wellington

Part of: Sport

Keywords: Verse Literature

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Sport 9: Spring 1992

The same day a..

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The same day a
lizard licks your
wrist, a newborn
baby laughs
in its sleep in
your arms, remembering
the good times.
Like when he sat all
morning once and
watched a fire
on the hillside, flames
flaring up the
The past flickers
across his tiny
face. He speaks all
romance languages.
We rely on him
for understanding.