08. I Am

I am

Like a disinfected hospital ward,
Ground coffee,
A broken heel, a stubbed
cigarette,
Burnt toast;
I am a blister on your ankle,
A sore, a spot, a blemish,
A gutted fish – out of water
and out of sorts,
Unsure like a wobbling calf;
Bambi, a wishlist,
A torn ligament –
Pierrot.

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