Boarding School Summer Scenes

Photos: Dora Kazmierak https://www.instagram.com/dorakazmierak/

 

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1.

‘On The Boards’ blared from boarders dorms,

rock songs sound-tracked sunny second form:

Rory’s voice strained, scarred Strat wept blues,

faded denims, plaid shirt –  fully paid dues.

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2.

Swung racquets, balls bounced on taut strings:

mini-skirted girls made hearts pine and sing;

slim athletic limbs, white runners, short socks,

contoured t-shirts, ear tucked blond locks.

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3.

On Saturday, up the Arts Block stairs ascended

to authors and artists in library books; I pretended

to understand Surrealists deep spiritual despair:

that warm wood-panelled space became place of prayer.

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