Thursday, 31 March 2016

Lolita



Lolita
her mother tongue
in my mouth

also published in Bones, July 2016



her heart
in a jar
autumn deepens

previously unpublished



I touch myself
with your touch
clouds in water

previously unpublished


Friday, 4 March 2016

long heat wave



long heat wave
bales of hay turning
into elephants

first published in The Heron’s Nest, March 2016



her question
when the grebe dives
I hold my breath

first published in A Hundred Gourds, March 2016



a dreamer
she died in her sleep
falling leaves

first published in A Hundred Gourds, March 2016