The Art of Derek Dohren

painting, writing, photography

 

Broccoli, cockney

Broccoli, cockney, not David Hockney
Mandelbrot, gigawatt, a Lancashire hot-pot
Liberace, Fibonacci, Saatchi and Saatchi
Lancelot, Camelot, billionaire's yacht


Headlines, bread lines, United Airlines
Guacamole, whack-a-moley, jamon serrano
Grape vines, Busta Rhymes, drinking red wines
Salmorejo, Realejo, dance the Flamenco


Big Bang Theory, talk to Siri, Dermot O'Leary
Billy Stark, JS Bach, John Cooper Clarke
Botticelli, Leo Messi, and Elvis Pressley
Marc Chagall, Villareal, or Luis van Gaal


Forrest Gump, Mr Trump, it's an economic slump
Sergio Garcia, North Korea, shop at Ikea
Wholesome, loathsome, are you free Mrs Slocombe?
Hitchens, Christians, sell fitted kitchens


Menorca, Mallorca, Federico Garcia Lorca
Suspicion, politician, Spanish Inquisition
Alhambra, Dalai Llama, Semana Santa
Peter Pan, Jackie Chan, the Ku Klux Klan


Luis Figo, mi amigo, y Joaquin Rodrigo
Maracena, mallafolla, doing the Lambada
Duquesa de Alba, Sevillana, Antonio Machado
Enchilada, Al Qaeda, Sierra Nevada


Holy week, line the streets, eat gazpacho
say your prayers, put on airs, wear a hat
go to mass, smoke some grass, harass a neighbour
go back home, watch Sherlock Holmes, kick the cat