Creased lines of sadness mourn the pockets of your eyes
Your hair matted with nostalgia
Shuffling around like a wounded dog
Your waist sagging with indifference
Where did you go and how did you get here
Just a sodden reminder of yesterday.
Saira Viola is an author, poet and song lyricist . Most of her work is infused with social and political undercurrents and saturated with dark humour . Viola has developed a literary technique self labelled sonic scatterscript where she draws upon lyrical beats, art, references to popular culture, street slang and nature then melds it all together to create new linguistic patterns woven into the narrative of her work. Anthology FAST FOOD AND GIN ON THE LAWN, KETCHUP KID DON'T SHOOT THE MESSENGER