Baggage – Luigi Coppola

Baggage

I am a neat freak
a packing machine
folding clean sheets
stack repeat
shirts are purposely
creased
along the seams
until the buttons line
with the lining
collars are perfectly
perpendicular
to the pockets
all lovingly placed
in the suitcase
just in case
I ever go anywhere

 

Luigi Coppola www.luigicoppolapoetry.blogspot.co.uk) teaches and writes in London, England. Shortlisted for the Bridport Prize twice, he appeared in the Worple Press anthology ‘The Tree Line’ and publications include AcumenInk, Sweat and TearsIotaMagmaOrbisThe Rialto and Snakeskin.

  

 

 

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