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My clocks are talking backwards Seas fall between themselves Yawning, the world fills Blinking commas Harmony Balance When? My clocks are singing sideways Skies lie between themselves Waking reflections Dream-filled question Carrying Balance Now.. ———————————————- Process: Written before, shortly before, … Continue reading

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Silver

Magpies Magpies In my room, Tried to steal My jar of tears.. Too heavy They left. —– Magpies Magpies In my room, Tried to steal My jar of sweat.. Too light They left. —– Magpies Magpies In my room, Tried … Continue reading

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Snake in a tree

I saw a snake in a tree, pretending to be a bird. Lightning struck but the bird flew. I heard a cave in the armpit of a giant. Singing with sweat, while poison dust flew. I tasted the shadow of … Continue reading

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I’m sorry, son

I’m sorry, son, For the pain I caused you both. That day I heard Siren moonlight in the woods, Later, knee-deep In tantalising quicksand, I even wished To add you to our new life. One night I crawled Back, weary … Continue reading

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Broken Record (love on repeat)

You named me again,* as with my mum, my health flickered; light a new name and a child will flourish. Like the shadow of a dreaming carp,* I float to the kitchen; it’s breakfast in Hong Kong. eight hours to … Continue reading

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Put your heart on the line

Put your heart on the line. That’s where it belongs. Washed at X o’clock and up to dry. Fret not, the birds are busy singing. Does it drip or flow – red, black, gold? A swim of goggled lost purposes! … Continue reading

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A Tear Fell From my Heart (Idea for a film)

A tear fell from my heart. It was then a puddle on the street, which became an expanse of ocean. I looked up at my toe, Because I was stuck on the ceiling, My wings remained cemented to the ground. … Continue reading

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