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Poetry by Yoshihiro Okumura

Yellow under the African sun
Busy eyelashes
Tall neck like a
Chinese chopstick
Dancing with marrionette
Tail like a balancing libra.

Copyright © Yoshihiro Okumura 2003

Yoshihiro Okumura is originally from Japan, and currently a postgraduate studying Human Rights at University of Sussex in Brighton UK. some of his poems appeared on www.poetrymagazine.com. March 2003, Vol VIII No II. A couple of poems(A poem dedicated to the west pier, Parade) are also to be included in the coming anthologies (A life of Rhyme, Unique Rhyme) by Anchor Books (July 2003).

This poetry may not be archived or distributed further without the author’s express permission. Please read the license.

This electronic version of Giraffe is published by The Richmond Review by arrangement with the author. For rights information, contact The Richmond Review in the first instance


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