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

Going for a haircut

but the sky a distractionof borrowed thingslet down this foolish glossover a blistered pillfor the taking and you know there areother ways to reach the barbercobbled lanes of yearseavesdropped overhangsthe sluice through wisteria a pomegranate whistling fallthe pride of lemons in full showa half-chewed day’s groanas the school bell calls it can grow another daya … Continue reading Going for a haircut

Darebin Creek Crimes, Reprise

                                                                   Sometimes it was my turnto buy the shilling’s worthof broken biscuitsfrom the new Summerhill shops then the Ryans and mewould cut through the last paddockfor a watermelonand the buckshot over our heads broke up like comets entering the atmosphere we caught yabbies with the tinand our crumbs we reckonedfloated all the way to China … Continue reading Darebin Creek Crimes, Reprise