Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Albany Village (8.30 am)

[photograph: Jack Ross (2006)]

O Canada !

Birds crack like a whip
as Kathleen sings
Myself I shall adore

On the truck
sheep graze
a carpet green

O Canada!
those snowy peaks
the maple leaf
that hand tapping its ash
out in the road

[First published in Bravado 2 (2004): 22].

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