German Colours

[Photos and a haiku-poem from my last visit to Bad Kreuznach in Germany for my father’s funeral in 2007]

German ColoursRIMG0072RIMG0002RIMG0023RIMG0052RIMG0047RIMG0065RIMG0081RIMG0046RIMG0005

German Colours

a blue sky scratched raw
with the white cross hatches
of 20 euro flights

on a street a woman, then another
peering downwards
from domestic blue bruises

a psychologist’s white sign
advertising psychological
psychotherapy

a laser beautician’s white sign
advertising medical
aesthetics

among the puddles on a grey
building site a white shipping container
labelled Ecosoil

issuing from the grey base
of a large oak tree
a small black plastic pipe

through grey streets
a neon coloured carnival procession
cowgirls, fools, sombreros, turbans

among the busy feet in the pedestrian zone
grey motionless kneeling beggars
heads bowed before their empty caps

a grey path through green fields
cleverly constructed for the therapy
of walking barefoot

Advertisements

~ by Peter Lach-Newinsky on March 18, 2014.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: