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