imagery

Milk Run

The car entered the lot moving slowly, its weight worked at the loose stones, tonnes of steel composed by engineers …

AT HOME

I wake to a shoal of empty beer bottles- scale-less green fish sitting in summer romance along my window-sill sunk …

LIMITLESS

The fine hairs that trace her temple have snatched the weak radiance from up above, like a school of shattered pearls in tune …

LOVERS’ DEAFNESS

He’s close enough to sink into the swirling galaxies and worlds of her pores, close enough to struggle in the whirlpool and …

CONFETTI

One less face at a leaving do, two fewer eyes to blithely scan the epigram ‘you’ll be missed’ later, the …

LIBRARY IN A STORM

Go gently forward, these doors move for you; don’t rush. Your presence in that air-lock; that two-and-a-half feet of empty …

Suitcase

I get up to take a piss glancing haphazardly at my suitcase leaning forlornly against the wall the colour of …

BOAT

Momentarily my boots met the night sky so I kicked the moon with everything I had I waded through the …

An agonising rate

Everything is falling apart at an agonising rate. Just the other day I heard a girl screaming silently drowning in …

Lawn

Pockets of clovers riddle this lawn like bullet holes in a church wall once we were gibbons picking at fleas …

Multi-grain hoops

By afternoon my multi-grain hoops look at me with hurt feelings swollen as braggarts the milk sour undrinkable and useless. …