Cajun Mutt Press Featured Writer 01/22/20


Just Like That

To split-leaf philodendron,
out of the green,
says she feels like making
the liquor store scene.
Groovy, I say to my bird
of paradise, I’ll drive you.
Ready to go?
Lickety-split, she replies,
kissing handle of hoe.

Β©Allan Lake all rights reserved

PHOTO poet

Originally from Saskatchewan, Allan Lake has lived in Vancouver, Cape Breton Island, Ibiza, Tasmania and, for now, Melbourne. Collection: Sand in the Sole (2014). Lake also won Lost Tower Publications(UK) Poetry Comp 2017 and Melbourne Spoken Word Poetry Festival Comp 2018. Besides Australia, he has been published in Canada, UK, USA, Mauritius, India, West Indies, Italy and Nigeria.

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