Monthly Archives: December 2013

Definitely a sequence

FRAGMENTS 3 Children learn subtext even as they read those first few sentences of family. They’re angry, there is something wrong with me. Shoelace I can’t quite tie; door-knobs that need grasping in some way I don’t know. I talk … Continue reading

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A new sequence maybe?

FRAGMENTS 2 A hand that’s stuffed with straw won’t wave or flop around when I am talking. Changeling hair that I can’t flick. They stole me, left me there in my own place. I think there was a shop they … Continue reading

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This comes from some traumatic discussions on Twitter

FRAGMENTS I sometimes think I am my sisters’ ghost wings out of limbo undead since unborn we jigsaw pieces out of half lives torn the edges fit to join. I think I’m most of a real person. If I tell … Continue reading

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FOR MANDELA

RESTRAINT Some eulogize him who will never learn from words or deeds or what he did not do. -Six window bars, a sea more grey than blue. White choke dust lime pit, where bright sun would burn necks, and in … Continue reading

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LOVESICK 3

The saddest thing is kindness. When we’re done are almost strangers. Maybe meet for tea. Did you decide its end, or was it me? Relationship over before begun And never heartbreak, just the sort of pain that comes and goes. … Continue reading

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