Thursday, 25 May 2017

in a cowboy hat



in a cowboy hat
and a flowery dress
gender scarecrow

previously unpublished



from the grey sky
to the grey earth
strings of rain

previously unpublished



November drizzle
streets smelling of putrescine
and cadaverine

previously unpublished


Thursday, 11 May 2017

first days of fall



first days of fall
my shortening
telomeres

first published in Acorn, spring 2017



along an alley
veiled in virgin greenery
wedding retinue

previously unpublished



mournful whistle
of a departing train
eventide

previously unpublished