Tony Walton is a Caribbean writer and photographer living in the Cayman Islands and his work has appeared in Storyteller Magazine, Moonkind Press, Whisperings Magazine, Mountain Tales Press, Out of Our Magazine, Poetry Bay Magazine, Burningword Magazine, Wilde Magazine, Nite Writers Literary International Literary Journal, Avalon Literary Review, Iceland Daily, East Lit Literary Magazine, Boston Poetry Magazine, Eunoia Magazine, Olentangy Review, Carnival Literary Magazine and Verity LA.
As I turn left off Oxford Street
I search for the accent of my youth
Punching my cold fists into a
damn, it’s way past our meeting time
I really could go for
“Buffalo Wings?” Or is it “Fish and Chips?”
Which of these do I want?
A sudden hiss of wind
taps my shoulder-
The rain falls. The sun falls.
I walk alongside the parcelled flats,