Monthly Archives: April 2015

That time you disappeared in Somerset

what if that time when you suddenly became invisible was something that I dreamt         ..and you never held up that teatowel by its corners         covering your face like a curtain    before … Continue reading

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A word for it

Fatheaded Lizzie’s an easy step from Fatshedera lizei she’s green and glossy                  ……………bossy shoving the shrub we call wee gelia to one side wee gelia’s pink and white and like a wedding … Continue reading

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when it isn’t what I want

screaming at the internet for its iffy signal the sky for its rain on a full line at the people in the adverts            the man on the news beats screaming at the stuck drawer you can grab a stuck drawer … Continue reading

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Expertise

he asserts his superior knowledge           of the city steps suddenly from the kerb                …veers  ……..brisk into unexpected                                           cut-throughs I swerve a step behind                                hop step a catch-up I assert … Continue reading

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Life model

lines lie along what’s underneath map bone/ligament              …….shadow a vein a trained eye can read misuse assess the leverage                        flick     align these are not the cobweb creases of eyes screwed to the sun   … Continue reading

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A small thing noticed

pasque flowers purple under silver fuzz skinshine spring bloodblossoms Jan Dean

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Weeding

would be a forest of ten thousand sycamores would be a forest                 …………………often thousands a wood-be forest                  …………………a wood bee a wood bee for … Continue reading

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