34 oranges + Spanish oboe for JACM poem Days

Illustration by Jac May, Bamboo pen, Sennelier Chinese ink, watercolour, Fabriano Artistico 300gms rough watercolour paper, 20×14 inches, 4th February 2018.




on a mournful day

he creaks on the wormy floorboards of his soul,

and tries to turn out the shadows from the bottoms of his pockets.


on a sunny day

he unbars the shutters of a Spanish room

to see orange trees and hear an oboe played across the valley.


Jac May September 2014




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