Category Archives: Poetry and Art

Stay See

I see icy Olympian Melting in the pool   More Willendorf than Milo But Venus none the less   Mistress of my imagination Interest compounding daily   First frost love bites Tan trick gropings   Crawling breast stroke World record … Continue reading

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True Crime

True Crime The body of a young woman lying beneath a power line At 10:45 on the 27th day of January 1980 Two boys out dirt-dogging in a remote area Off Bellvue Avenue thought they had discovered A dead animal … Continue reading

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Running past A slim swift figure Vibrant in blue striped shirt And red moccasins All trim thighs and short skirt An influx of unconscious content Palely shining in the half-light With an uncomfortable fixity And a far from encouraging look … Continue reading

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Egeria

Behind the mansion that’s no longer there A heavenly rock cave enclosing the ruins of a pool building A spherical shell that defines An absolute standard of rest in the universe Delineating the point of no return Whose wet aspect … Continue reading

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Concupiscence

  There’s a Certain person that’s coming Holding a book Over her cleavage The Wow! Signal Using her illicit textuality To negotiate broader access We face each other for a time period Well aware of curiosity crumbling will To unseal … Continue reading

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Vessel

In Australia They call her Water Drinking Woman Quite a vessel in those days A version of her earlier self With a new emphasis on the Disordering power of sexual desire Your imperative Get her out of the asylum And … Continue reading

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Wave

Red shorts On the dock Black pants Close as skin Legs Hose Toes With a wave Summer goes

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Tangled Tales

The note ended thus: Dogging some clues but A man doesn’t forget A number like her In a hurry And plenty swishy too By golly A very flossy lady Strutting you might say Awfully smoochy Which flatters the Hell out … Continue reading

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Peak

Obviously all female, she smiled to herself. She’d get his eyes to look at her body. Do you like me? I mean the way I look. The way I’m built. Do you like girls with breasts like mine. Big ones, … Continue reading

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A Bacchic Procession

Hendrik van Balen I (1575–1632) Glasgow Museums Resource Centre (GMRC) Halfway up the slope is a level clearing Pentheus bounded into the open and halted — Utterly unprepared for what he had surprised. He stared, in a stupor, into the … Continue reading

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