Tag Archives: transience

Door

the paint peels cracks into white flakes the lines between are dark the wood black recessed corners blurred with spider nests decay has a life of its own an underlife of dark matter even when the paint was new this … Continue reading

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Lullaby 13

this is the song of the benches in parks and on headlands the song of the halfway seats set on steep slopes the song of the breathless gazes resting the slowing of the heart the cooling of the skin the … Continue reading

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Mass in B Minor

Bach left just enough room for daffodils narcissi incarnatus willow crucifixus under moonlight they slowly opened and their cool wet smell filled the room ……….  Jan Dean ……….J

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Not sticking

flakes are swarming sudden from the high grey swirl white mayflies maybe glance against the glass gone

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Noticing

His reflection wobbles in the bent glass head long and grey as a secret from Roswell shoulders ballooning blue Popeye arms then he’s gone. The potholes have been marked their black mouths rimmed white Munch’s Scream as liquorice allsort then … Continue reading

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