crossed cultures - special issue
James Crompton is a poet/actor/musician. He has both performed at
and hosted Poetry Live in the past. He writes about
anything, often with a quirky philosophical bent. The
poem below is about searching for identity and coming
to realize we are more than the sum of our parts.
I am one eighth Lebanese:
That is my right leg.
One thirty-second of me is Maori:
That must be my penis.
Half of me is English:
My stomach, chest and arms.
My head and butt are Scottish.
That leaves my left leg unaccounted for.
Featured Artist Fiona Holding