Title: Blue Beret

Author: Joy MacKenzie

In: Sport 13 Spring 1994

Publication details: Fergus Barrowman, October 1994

Part of: Sport

Keywords: Verse Literature

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Sport 13 Spring 1994

Blue Beret

Blue Beret

I gave my beret
a twirl
on its nipple

sent it
on a course

that knocked
the alarm
clock sideways

It was the day
President Kennedy
was shot

The red Bell
radio stood silent
on the personality

cabinet with peg
legs and bottom
drawer that always stuck

I picked up
the beret
and turned it

until the bullet
left its blue