(pressure’s on)

memory seafoam / a big surprise / lose balance / rug burn / mirror crash / car engine runs / aircon on / soft pat cheeks / emit fuel price / double click / to hide white space

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Manus Island

I would say we are in a museum wing, / or some kind of movie-fantasy chalet, waiting / for a villain to arrive on the ski field.

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Poems from Filipino idioms

5 poems from Filipino idioms—”How could I know what was coming? / A relief to look up and recognise nothing.”

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iainbritton@thebays.co.nz

others who emerge // every day // wearing different clothes // who want to reshape / the horizon the steep cliffs / who live in houses which slide // now & then into the sea

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A History of Extinctions

It was only then that they realised that the floor of the museum was covered with a layer of ash, in which their footsteps left deep but silent traces.

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