the best man

31 Mar

frigate bird
the best man
seduces the bride

frigate bird
her bridesmaid takes her arm
and runs with her off the cliff

frigate birds attack other birds and steal their prey as they approach the cliffs, and nests


Posted by on 31 March, 2013 in POEMS


2 responses to “the best man

  1. John Stevens

    1 April, 2013 at 12:38 am

    This is ingenious, John. It got me wondering and thinking.

    • JdUb

      13 April, 2013 at 11:01 pm

      thanks, John. On a weekend down the Gold Coast we were watching from the balcony brides and their entourages coming for photo shoots on the lovely grass areas with the surf in the background, and somehow the idea of the frigate bird and of people stealing their friend’s prospective bride or groom came to mind …


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