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A Fish Out

October 31, 2014 martin 0

A fish out of water slaps for the wet familiar as first rainbow gasps for all colour beneath evergreen eucalypts and boy becomes hunter. White flesh in the pan rainbow now grey; a dull eye pops in the fat. The first meal of camp “We’re […]

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A Fist Gutting

October 18, 2014 martin 0
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Naked on River Rock

October 11, 2014 martin 0

The smooth force of virgin skin carresses and moulds me in stone. I stretch to the contour groin the hollow nurtured and naked for sacrifice. Grave friend, grey faced steady eyed friend shallow edge great heart melt with heaviness the torsion in each of these […]

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Living for Successfulness

October 11, 2014 martin 0

In this room at four a.m. where the universe sometimes meets, I cram some thinking time into the stillness that does not occur at any other part of the day. A wall clock scratchily taps its one-tone metronome in a time signature discomforting to noisy […]

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Farewell of Bells

October 4, 2014 martin 0

Of chapel bells and after day’s dry summer wind chimes angelic chorus hangs in lasting configuration My father’s rye-grass covered hills tremble with a breeze keeper’s song as he gathers up his grief Mother folds away her weeping folds away her dreams until they are […]