In line

The wardrobe door handles are giraffe
lined up waiting to be needed.
Rushed-morning fingerprints are dotted
across faded brass necks. Tails are non-existent.
The final of the four is charmingly wonky
or out of shape from an impatient hand,
depending on what mood you’re in.

© Carl Burkitt 2021

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