A poem for europe
LINDA ROSE PARKES studied literature at the University of East Anglia and lived and worked in Germany for 18 years. She is also a visual artist. its lakes and rivers, castles, marshlands –
I’m anxious my breath might not smell rose-fresh, that I won’t know how, once the kiss has started.
Swooning with notions of being wanted by a man who knew the map of Europe,