Uriel Touches Down After Burning Eden

Uriel Touches Down After Burning Eden Sulphur ignited in the colour of wingswe fell from your biddingto our own choice in flight, no longer by an almighty privilege constrainedall the way to earth tumbling in lossalight for your honour an augury of archangels, to score their treachery in smouldering lettersindelible in the broadcast of feathersthe … Continue reading Uriel Touches Down After Burning Eden

Blackberry Sonnet/ The hay cutter speaks of his love Lady, I came for your love – not to haggle.I am no wisened mariner of orbs familiar knowledge,But a castaway escaping the casket’s clamour -Our years wait in your mantled hourglass beyond that door,My journey is measured in the distance to the bed head. Strand me … Continue reading

One Eight Six

One eight six She likes the sandwiches cut in triangles,vegemite and butter and I’m lithe with a knifean even spread sculpting the edges.Though it goes against her pride in doing so,I help with the shoelaces that slip undoneour kitten fighting every finger. It’s a special ordinance rope I carefully plait,we have to be certain that … Continue reading One Eight Six

Shifting Times

Shifting times Sleep departs more often nowseeking a more comfortable companionI find my breathinghas become a difficult conversation the doves are too low in the birchesnot safe from south or eastwhere they huddle new eggsan arm’s length from my waking this is the age of tucked in pantscoffee many hours before dawna listening for predatorsthe … Continue reading Shifting Times

Last jaunt millionaire leaving, turn off the lights

Did you drink in afterburnthat chalice searing out the onlookersloaded now in the hope of temperatureblast off unreached by normal livesas you leave this burdened atmospherefor even more high flying strataaway from this azure hopebelow your indulgencesstrung like gluten over working livesslowly moving in the clay domesticeach mass now not distinctor visible through corporeal guessworkreach … Continue reading Last jaunt millionaire leaving, turn off the lights