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Armada

An armada of clouds blew in from Indonesia, low, determined, black. On the attack? No. I knew straightaway: they were here to defend. The grave won’t prevent me being grateful. Lover, you are the faithful monsoon.     Advertisements

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Patterns

Patterns On that morning, she chose refuge, hiding in her bed, the cruel face of jails that, really, we perpetuate. On that morning, he sent the deluge he’d long ago promised. Eyelashes ached. Drops slip from cycles. New patterns on … Continue reading

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21

  Darwin. Always on my shoulder: your eyes. We could drive like that for days.    

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20

  this is how I like your love coded, in camo the dimming of search lights    

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19

  Redfern. In a world of his own, smiling at the safety of straight lines.    

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18

  after the wilderness, we needed new streets, smaller kangaroos, a ticket of forgiveness.    

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The Missing Haiku (cont.)

17 In the dream, a stranger calls, ‘There are 70 stitches of grief.’ We’re at stitch 36, needle and thread, longing for at least a ghost.    

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