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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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Kind Paths

Kind Paths   Mother’s advice that’s stood the test of time: in order to fix a bike, flip it upside-down. Then you can see the fantasy peeled from reality – the wheels stopped turning; brakes squealed. With your lover, feel … Continue reading

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Wake for a Dragonfly

Wake for a Dragonfly rainbow falls on his favourite valley colours shift the dunes blue, red, green iridescence: dragonfly battles death magnificent in distress purples and pinks lie in dragonfly’s wake beauty beats at pain

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

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

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

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