Peter Street




Sheep Inheritance



I am a sheep

that’s what the family call me

a black one. I have tried painting myself

a colour they want me to be


gone through all the rainbow

each one just seems to slide off

like its not meant, not suited


worst still I’ve dripped all over their best

carpets, stained, for everyone to see,

talk about, while they chew and swig down


a bit more bigotry





Peter Street © 2007