That December night
The hungry grasshopper
Who spent his summer
Singing under the jasmine tree
To go and dance now
He blossomed into
A grass-hopper-who-sings- and- works
With only one wish in the heart
That the ant could do the same.
(LazharBouazzi, Carthage, May, 2014)
Lazhar Bouazzi PhD; University of Tunis. His specialty is in English Romanticism & Critical Theory.