High forehead, raised eyebrow and eyes
into the soul of the viewer;
intelligent, curious – perceptive, even?
But smudge-tipped nose and smoky knuckles,
reveal the barriers within –
foggy knots blocking coherent thoughts,
foggy knots struggling to hold together
the blood-tipped soul of
Copyright owned by Jay Cool, April 2019
Portrait photographed, with kind permission of staff, at Cosy Club in Ipswich.