In the lull hangs a breeze,
Rhythmic sound of footballer bees
Resting on trembling leaves
Under perennial, trees.
Hazily moving in humid shade
Gentle lovers, entwined, persuade
Each other’s passions within that glade
Open mouthed, reservations fade.
⏩ Frankie Quinn is a former republican prisoner who is now a community activist. He is the author of Open Gates, a book of poetry.