Category Archives: Tropical

Twelve hour day

Twelve hour day Santa Claus is coming…to town Accompanies squawks from parakeets as…the sun…rises. Motionless unaware of sound, I am casually regarded. A grey monkey fist clenched munches on a leaf. We understand one another. And still the sun bakes … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Beach, by David Bugg, Dawn, Day, Dusk, Poem, Sri Lanka, Sunrise, Sunset, Tropical | 1 Comment

Of Polonnaruwa and Midday Heat

Of Polonnaruwa and Midday Heat Troops of children breathe and learn, of cultures hewn from stone. Ancient peoples long removed, their ruins lacking throne. From sun-baked sandals Toes protrude, Or hardened soles meet Soil nude, Bare behinds from dwarves Cavorting, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, by David Bugg, Heat, Poem, Religion, Spirituality, Sri Lanka, Travel, Tropical | 1 Comment

Photo Poem: “With Tropical Ease”

“With Tropical Ease” Salty lips soothed by a steady breeze that sweeps west to east. Tight salty flavour grains of sand between teeth, all passive crabs flutter by. Rumbles from the sea not a wave in sight lazy motors slowly. … Continue reading

Posted in 2011, Beach, by David Bugg, Photo, Poem, Sea, Travel, Tropical, Zanzibar | 1 Comment