Tuesday, 25 August 2009

Hoot for Life

A friend is scanning HEAT magazine

on a beach where a passionate sun belts him

so he takes off his hat and flourishes sweat.


Boiled, we take a steaming walk and clock

an older woman  sporting HOT

on a T-shirt over her large chest  - cup D;


so we lick ice cream and out from a beach hut

struts an aging man, neoprene black;

a sea-lion performer, a drama king,

ready to otter the waves on a surfboard,

buttocks trembling in rubber technology.


The sea is cold - and waves inevitably hit him,

hit him

and hit him again.


  1. that's a catchy line...

  2. I love the description of the "aging man"... I can hear the ocean in your last lines.


  3. There is something spellbinding about the image, "buttocks trembling in rubber technology." It's one of those "wish I'd thought of it" phrases.

  4. Poetry with motion, with motion and with motion again, I like it. http://jokeyshop.blogspot.com

  5. 'buttocks trembling...' It's going to get you a whole bunch of new poetry lovers who check it out for entirely the wrong reasons!

  6. Imaginative descriptions, brought a smile to me face.