Dreams – Josephine Frances K

Dreams On trial period at a supermarket. Fired for stealing Singaporean Kit Kats. On my way out, I wanted to buy a plastic bathmat, but then saw a woman giving an in-aisle demonstration and explaining its use as a contraceptive. An aggressive evil pig was charging at us then running away. Up a hill then… Continue reading Dreams – Josephine Frances K

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Autograph (The Little Green Glove)

I numbered the pages to remind me of my place. I was afraid of joining the ranks of distracted lovers from whom nothing is safe: …

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Composite Sketch of My Enemy

We are asking all members of the public / to be on the lookout for / a bluff, chuffed eager geezer / who’s got the unearned charm of a stolen hotel towel…

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COLOUR THEORY (PRIMARY)

Three girls at a table in the Market Bar with an overpriced jug of sangria. / Sometimes words are enough. Sometimes memory isn’t.

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Expert

I will outline a light switch / in black so you won’t miss it. How / the pendulum swings with the / sun in your eyes. The hung crystal / in the window refracts faint greys, / blues, yellows.

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LAUREL CANYON

…we’re playing parts, but i wouldn’t act / in any other bullshit play.

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Four Untitled

My new formula for grief: who might survive, who, with hammer, might crucify.

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Being Ecological

My favourite podcast is about the end of the world / It’s the big new thing happening. / It is already happening.

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Haang Saan

I could come closer to tickling / the neurons, pulling them a // part, making       connections / between the benevolence of a // bright summer’s day     and     my inability / to perceive reality       accurately . . .

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Dear John

how can i / keep eating / popcorn when / i’m going / out of fashion / been going / been going / been going . . .

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ANY CRYSTAL CAN PURIFY YOU…

and the oily rainbow aura on the spirit cluster flakes off / as the treatment fades while I still alone and addicted // to new knowledge in my liquid crystal display

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2 from Nunes

Humility / Taken on the rocks / With double shot and / Uber driver waiting. . .

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ANTIPHONIES

a weighty jewel of a sun-bound / harkening, reaches (again) the memory / & malady of a doubtable god, part- / unseen, emergent. // On kite wings, we qualify.

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Living

Your hands are like fists all the time now. Lick the webbing / between your cats’ toes and wish they could set you right. / Know that they never can.

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600.1202: An Opera

They say that one day, powerful star-gazers will be able to detect American tidal waves from the centre of Germany…

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bioremediation

by friday / i am 50% used up / tho i’m tired / i make my weekly pilgrimage / taking foodscraps up to the compost bins at the innermost gardens

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Biennale 37,000

They build a cardboard shell to become larger, and paint a white stripe down the centre of the face.

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3 by Prisco

watch me disappear. live / & never let but i’m / fine. for it’s not / a thing of bitterness / but love / demolished, set against itself, / not a thing to stir

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