Love, Death & Bad Behaviour

LD&BB COVER 1 copyFrom Lollipops to Lyrics poems to delight, intrigue and inspire contemplation. Expect some darker threads…

This is a tour-de-force of poetic imagination and power. Beautifully illustrated by the author with black and white illustrations. With a wry smile and a teared eye Jonathon Xavier Coudrille charts his experiences of other people and his adventures making you laugh and think along with him.

Jonathon is available for readings. Please contact admin@footsteps.co

Paperback. 134 pages.

£10 Amazon UK

$15 Barnes&Noble USA

Widely available online and from your local book store: ISBN 978-1-908867-2-85

 

Flies
Two Flies, devoid of delicacy, decency or tact
Performed upon my luncheon tray the procreative act.
Quite without contrition, they refused to call a halt,
Intent upon coition,
‘Though I peppered them with salt.
At length the She-Fly wearied
Of his passionate attack
And shook her paltry partner
Like a raincoat
From her back…
Bemused, distrait, diverted.
He lay there scarcely spent
To be pulled along inverted
Like a clown
When off she went.
Her trampled wings she mastered
Looking flustered as she fled
And dropped
The little bastard
In the Mustard
On
His
H
e
a
d

(St John’s Wood 1985)

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