Text and images: Ron Diorio
Copyright 2009 Ron Diorio
Courtesy of Peter Hay Halpert Fine Art
In the great park
they passed the letter of introduction
to the little white girl.
He looked like St Francis of Assisi
the rape of Europa was still on his mind.
The two school boys were overcome
Mares and foals,
a christening feast with the lady Marilyn
at the Lighthouse,
full bottles of reds on a moonlit beach.
And like her
Christina's world was
A flag over the town hall,
a landscape with trees
battling a storm off the harbour's mouth.
he left the library in Park street spilling into the basin
in which he washed his hands
while staring at Daisy
the great American nude
in the garden.
the little pastry chef,
and the bird descended
Their game was stalled.