Monthly Archives: April 2013

Learning to swim.

like a frog she said draw your knees up… heels together …and…. kick I am cupped in a canvas sling she holds the pole and rope and walks the pool’s rim …and kick …and kick… No – like a frog … Continue reading

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the postman is broken

the postman is broken.

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the postman is broken

staring at the space where the gate used to be shuffling feet and envelopes in synch reaching back then forward again again again stuck in a between moment can’t cross the road here turns back takes a run at it … Continue reading

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Clearing out the Cupboards

four weeks from the funeral and I’m still sifting can’t quite binbag the cardigans she kept for best the good coats I turn to the middle drawer drifts of old cards some kept for sentiment but most for writing lists … Continue reading

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Weird Stuff

Weird Stuff.

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Weird Stuff

I open up my head and gumbo dances out green and sticky as frogs it dances round a while stickying up whatever it touches pulling stuff in from the edges with its whipglue tongue songs sidle by whistling one eye … Continue reading

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Chillibelly Blueboy

Chillibelly Blueboy.

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