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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 sand blue, red, iridescent green: dragonfly battles life magnificent in distress purples and pinks lie in dragonfly’s wake sending beauty to beat at the 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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The Missing Haiku (cont.)

2 at the airport, rain draws them close his soul opened by an umbrella

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Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy Theories I a siege of frangipani or a kiss an incense assault or transcendence threatened by foliage pierced by dawn vanilla is a poison and you’re a killer undressed   II planes slowly find Bali smoke tears away to … Continue reading

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The Cost of Prayer

The Cost of Prayer You’ll find the gambling den next to the mosque. Take your tip from the man wearing a peci, turning his back on religious fervour dealing spades and hearts. In the distance, a pink princess grows age … Continue reading

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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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