Jewel Box by Donatella du Plessis

Shrill-voiced nocturnals

Come here at night to drink,

And piss and brawl and peacock strut

Here where the stone still sings

Where the past is still bejewelled.

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Donatella du Plessis

Donatella du Plessis is an emerging writer from Durban, South Africa. Her poetry has appeared in The Write Launch magazine.

Twitter: @DrDonatellaDee