For Bill Withers & All by Stefanie Bennett

Indeed, he fiddled a tune
About Grandma’s Hands
That came straight off
The fringe
Of Cosenza blue  *
– And quicker
Than a lamb
To pasture… to flit
By Grandpa’s virtual
Spooning – and
The flame-tree moon’s
Ever sallying.

Revolution! It’s
In the Making.

[Cosenza = Calabrian place name]

Stephanie Bennet

Stefanie Bennett has published several books of poetry, a novel & a libretto. Of mixed ancestry [Italian/Irish/Paugussett-Shawnee] she was born in Qld., Australia, worked with Arts Action for Peace & tutored at The Institute of Modern Languages – Cook University. Latest poetry book ‘The Vanishing’, 2015


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