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Metamorphosis

or, Ode to Jerry   Small boy dressed as barn owl. Barn owl with mouth of shark. Cover of Whitley Strieber’s Communion but the alien’s smiling. Boiled can of condensed milk. Neighbour at RSA on Sunday afternoon. Slow prattle of … Continue reading

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A bike ride with James Brown

I’ve been a big fan of James Brown’s poems for a long time. The first poem of his I read was ‘Loneliness’, in 2001. It’s probably still his most well known poem, all these years later. I wonder if James is … Continue reading

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