Waiting for by Majella Haugh

Spitting time onto reclaimed floors

Dust rising

Waiter please

I wave

Out the light spectrum

Well certain lengths

Waiting for lush violet to mix

With the reddish hue of your lips

From being outside

I inside


You without a hat

Shining in the sunlight

I on a torn velvet seat

Being ignored

By waiting

Majella Haugh is based in Limerick.  Her poetry has been published in Abridged, The Honest Ulsterman, Revival Literary Journal and elsewhere.  She was a finalist in the Desmond O'Grady poetry competition and is currently working on a debut collection.

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