this puddle colours me in gentle raindrop waves
i really am
islands of sapphire sky and abandoned music
enter my mouth and ears like words and i can speak
i choose silence
when my head combusted with infantile starlit rhythms
i was a poet
Jeremy Platt is based in the Lake District. He writes fiction, poetry and essays which are often but not always about music. His story “Playing Bass At A Wedding” was published in Dreamcatcher magazine. He is currently working on a piece of creative nonfiction about cultural mixing. Jeremy is a professional musician.