POETRY: Straw Man and Co.

Wassily Kandinsky, Sky Blue (1940)

Abeer Ameer lives in Cardiff, is originally from Iraq, was made in England like the blue Cortina. She writes poetry and her work has appeared in Writing Our Lives anthology, Roath Writers anthology, The Cardiff Review online, Mslexia Little Ms, and I Am Not A Silent Poet blog.

I found Straw Man
sitting with his friends
Red Herring
and Paper Tiger.
There was also Elephant
in the room
he was quite restless
with ants in his pants.
I thought I might be
In the wrong place.
Then I remembered
we had agreed to meet up
and go cherry-picking.