December 2023

As much as time can bear

In the black well of the silent sky, drops of moisturethat may be stars. Among the crowded houses below, perfect and imperfect strangers jostle for sleeping space.Warm air is drawn into uneasy lungs. Every bed full, and even barns and stables hold…

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War zone

I live with poor peoplewho have nothing to say:my guns are hidden in their roomsunderneath their beds I set traps for visitorsand burrow beneath fragile buildings I am innocent:I want nothing but river and sea,and death of course: that’s only natural…

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