The sun’s indifferent

Sun Pillows

among many stars
are those asleep forever
at the edges seen afar
rolling on the sheet
mountains pushed by feet
beneath celestial cushions
one awakes the cloudless day
relieved from morning’s slumber

Dr T.P. Wilkinson writes, teaches History and English, directs theatre and coaches cricket between the cradles of Heine and Saramago. He is also the author of Church Clothes, Land, Mission and the End of Apartheid in South Africa. Read other articles by T.P..