The Cold Tap Sings

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Category: Poems

HIS RHYTHMIC SPIRIT

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I have 3 new poems on Zeno Press, including ‘A Univocalic Biography of Vaslav Nijinsky’. Another contains a sinkhole.

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AUTUMNĀ 

A phone background poem. 

LOST BOYS SLEEP FOREVER


All the feels for this Derek Jarman poem stapled to page one of my second-hand copy of Modern Nature.

SMALL THINGS


I hadn’t written a poem in ages and it was starting to smart. And then this happened. Sometimes all you need to do is drink wine in the rain. 

AFTER THE FACT

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After the Fact

We live in a post-fact world.
That’s a fact. The perfumer
Is opposite the fishmonger;
Firethorns orange a hedgerow;
It is October in this poem.
Poets tell the truth with lies.
It is November in this poem.
We live in a post-fact world.