Mnemonic shackles; rheumatic meltdown
“sweating syntax on a juggernaut cascade”
- such pretty poetry!
A backfire in the exhaust
of ‘couldn’t-care-less’ exurbia, the ‘bourgeoisie’ content…
Then locked in a frowsty room – keyboard predator
Nuisance the art gone sleeping, muse uncovered gob.
Oracle gift in the faded eye, wink Dada
Inside the sprung rhythms: formless lost static
Stuttered to a crunched cog, a pointless wheel-jack
Under my flat poetry talk, dreaming the claw
Loosening syllables, lickspittle born agenda
Death-taker, galaxy faker
Space-frontier; Andromeda’s tears
Nebula-insanity; Black hole profanity
Creation’s ‘bang’ –
The big expand
Alien spawn, Universe born;...
Down behind the drab Tesco
sifting through the crap of cardboard, sandwiched
between the overturned trollies
and the debris of the every day
cast off like consumer jettison;
I saw her, peering through the crusty slats
of sickly coloured hair
in her gabfest; her tattered gypsy wear
…and you can ‘see’ them…behind their oracular walls of silence
slumped like marionettes; yet stringless little vampires
sucking the lifeblood
these parasites in poetry paradise. They fester
in the feral junkyards
of ‘dark places; the...
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