One Poem by Daphne Milne

Written in response to this month’s Special Challenge.

Serene with striped eyebrows

This is how I want
to be remembered
endless eyelashes
smooth white flesh
a Barbara Goalen look
elegant and formal
as a Mondrian painting

In youth I had the look
slim hipped  fine boned
sleek as any supermodel
now the baldness
gives away my secret
This tatty death mask
must be my epitaph

 

Daphne writes poems, short stories, novellas, flash fiction. Work published in print/on line in magazines and anthologies internationally.

Daphne now lives in Fremantle, W. Australia. She reads regularly at Perth Poetry Club. She has recorded two podcasts for ILAA on Kalamunda radio.

Her pamphlet The Blue Boob Club is published by Indigo Dreams Press: https://www.indigodreams.co.uk/daphne-milne/4594486684

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