Monthly Archives: December 2012

NIGHTPIECE

Dark city garbage alleys where dark mist is smoke of burning hearts the city broke. Swallows your heel-steps. There’s a rasping croak Obscene batrachian; burn on your wrist – a thing unseen has touched you. Feel pulsebeat race then slow … Continue reading

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ENTITLED

There’s something missing in them. Not a hole In brain or heart. Perhaps we’d say a flaw in both, that lets them easily ignore that others have a life, a mind, a soul. There’s things they want. Money perhaps or … Continue reading

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RETROUVE

We think things lost. Sometimes they’re memories we know that there was something but a mist stops us from knowing what it was. We list all of the things it might be. None of these we say and wonder. Sometimes … Continue reading

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CATULLUS 63

On reflection, highly triggery for some people. Attis hurries. Runs barefoot, takes a fast boat to Asia, runs again. Mad with Her love so that he feels no pain. He loves. Comes to Her woods and groves. Then starts to … Continue reading

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SHOULD I MAKE THIS PUBLIC?

Huckabee so-called man of so-called god and Brian Fischer too say that no gun would ever kill a child if everyone said prayers in school. Dump stinking putrid blood on all the praying heads of rightwing fools They put guns … Continue reading

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MOURN

Dead children, halfgrown flesh with bullet-holes marks of explosion, not just torn apart but hit so hard by air it stopped their heart a moment between breaths. Pray for their souls. Godless, I pray. Language is far too weak there … Continue reading

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PIRANHAS

I own piranhas. Keep them in two tanks with thickened glass. Grow Amazonian plants to keep air in their water. All their wants are catered for, though I expect no thanks. Ungrateful killer wretches with sharp bites. I feed them … Continue reading

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