Archive for October, 2009

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31/10/2009

spirited into a steaming alley    the odours of petrol  rotting vegetation     a green parrot selecting our fate    from a pack of playing cards    its beak cutting and discarding    your grip on my arm hesitant     uncertain

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30/10/2009

a helicopter circles the suburb   playing a post-modern game   of course there is no returning    to the leafy seventies    the insects in your head   have turned the chorus riff    into a jeweller’s jingle

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29/10/2009

facing north this auspicious day   a series of disconnections   fugitive memories this   is a place of pilgrimage   mediterranean blue    your skinned knees   tucked under your chin

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28/10/2009

it is called out of you    from the place of decision    the full noise of hands    pulling skies from the flung     corners of heaven’s retina

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27/10/2009

brittle black with trauma this    state/house ruin   eaves falling to sledge    hammers and ‘dozers    its charred fibrolite      attending oblivion

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26/10/2009

how you first caught the capital’s    heart a positive-negative picture     your shoegaze single     hair trailing wild     such an accidental purist     a viral agent    attacking the core

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25/10/2009

climbing to a low edge    ants pillaging the sugar bowl    a husband confessing    his latest shortcomings breakfast    is ever a contest for    the soul