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The Delusional Suite

The Delusional Suite Grand Delusions Lost in sleepwalking halls. A grand piano, stage light; none of the above. I open a door. A breath breaks mooring, finds my shores. I know where I am now. Where had I got to … Continue reading

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Prettier Suns

Mediation Leo, drop the pride. Cancer, you’re not the only one needing pain relief. Mars glares at the others in a cardinal cross you’ve both been hammered on. Leo, it’s only a shell and the meat is sweet. Cancer, it’s … Continue reading

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Please don’t walk in the dark

Please don’t walk in the dark She buys the wrong aftershave – florals that hide your natural musk. She tries your dirty talk. But it sounds like a talking book for the blind without the verbs. You’re working blind, poor … Continue reading

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Do we need to test this again?

Do we need to test this again? Leaves pile by the door. Gecko scat arrives in threes. The dog whines when I leave. I understand exile. It’s a metre or a month away from your scent. The hermit crab drags … Continue reading

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Super Moon, Super Wet

Back on the homefront, the Super Moon on January 31 coincided with a monsoonal trough. This meant a lot of ocean, a lot of wind, rain, damage and erosion of beaches. The tides were over 8 metres high (a King … Continue reading

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Smoking the Mattress

Smoking the Mattress Buy it – that double frame and mattress at the hotel closing sale. Buy it – he’s mad, your kind of mad. Laughter is saving you both from the real world. Smoke it – the slept-on mattress. … Continue reading

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Boys vs Girls vs Care Factor

The References Close Facebook. Silence its tired wars on gender equality. Outdoors, the waves and frogs and frogs and waves fight for the last word with more grace and less hysteria, and their references are sound. Gather their counsel. Catch the … Continue reading

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