Acrylic and scraperboard on canvas (2017), 40cm x 40cm
Friday nights is part of Joanne's new collection of art and poetry themed around mindfulness, appreciation and gratitude. It celebrates friendship, night's out and shared histories.
slipping on its silky skin like a sauce,
a relish, to drown
five days of office agitations.
From up here, giddy
on wonky heel steeples
arms draped around frivolity and each other’s shoulders
I can only see the good.
Mouth dripping laughter
and smiles for girlfriends
who carry my history in deep pockets
right next to their own.