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For Hermes Still My Friend

crashing like a constable collide the fire this time escape in scopeĀ in hope escape before a bear before a boar crushed apple like cotton a wire kaleidoscope burned with toast strawberry burned crushed to a crisp toasted mutton spooned on gum fired landscapes all worsted wool pooled into petals before a bear before a bird forking force of fevered fire …Continue reading →


you walk on the edge of the frozen abyss you threaten to leap into shadows of mist you smile & you say you created the moon i watch your reflection in the back of a spoon you press your face on the glass of the window the chill is enchanted by the glare of the snow i smile when you …Continue reading →

A Fine Romance

torn paper, damp & grey all stormy in the underworld i think of every night wishing washes washed up waffle kissing in the catacombs symphony in blue symphony in blue this mask i wear is ever true & slipshod shafted after all all in all in all in all romance for the little fool wrote a letter never sent it …Continue reading →

The Courgette Waltz

as quick as cauliflower in the eye of a comet before a meeting of the parliament of shadows moondrunk & sparkled with the opals of a distant galaxy dancing on a bridge of crows my teeth in a sling demonstrating fire with a flowering hand in the last important railway station as ivory & iron making a forest out of …Continue reading →

Memories of Irresistible Toys

& if you think about it the meaning of a poem nailed to a door with an umbrella a sewing machine a fire extinguisher puppet strings & tattoo ink loneliness & memories mirrorballs & cattle prods for a hint of mint & a spot of honey going at it hammer & tongues an explosion of news & entertainment & a …Continue reading →

Sonnet for Everyone

an explosion of fire-flowers bursting through the midnight — & the glass & the sky are dueling with a frosty edge vagabond stars & aging gods dance beneath the whispering clouds that pass in eloquence like a squirrel on velvet & the moon queen is my secret wife my oldest love my snowfall heart in the indigo circle of dawn …Continue reading →

Cherry Blossom Cascade

spring is here & it’s time to define all possibilities as sound & infinite my delirium as distinct as a silver lion in red roaring robust quantities this fervent fever will collide in the scope of endless expanses a death-defying breath of storms crackling air charging the heir apparent blossoming the backwards base blooming the cherry mash this will go …Continue reading →


fare thee well my friends take these tears & puzzle pieces & carve a new pathway towards your bursting stars like lemon drops & flowers leave footprints on the ceiling as you ride tidal waves & gailforce winds YOU are the heaviest weather i know & even if i’m just a ghost an echo a reflection seen from afar remember …Continue reading →

Green Sunday

in the heart of the heart of my head i found: mosscovered bones & jewelled monsters medicine jars & honey pots jellytumtum language an absolute thirst for sabotage your sister’s mostforgotten baby straw spun from gold my incisors in an icecube trap a hunger for miracles a hatful of chopchop poetry balloon letters & mirror pools a knitted cap magnets …Continue reading →

Mercury Rising

like an elephant i am with my face in my trunk & i’m digging through junk digging in the dirt i’m just trying to find all i left behind at the end of the beginning when i gave it all away shook hands with the devil in exchange for some brains i had mud on my hands feet in the …Continue reading →

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