Archive for May, 2014

belly of the whale

May 11, 2014

It’s a grey, overcast morning in Cheeseman Park

I am the writer and you are the spark

Together we’ve folded and mended and sewn

to prove we are adults and deserve what we own


I run my toe along the faultline

counting the creases like a trail of breadcrumbs

leading me back to the folds of my brow

dividing me fromĀ all means of qualification


I tremor, in sync with that ominous vibration

waiting for crocodile-hillĀ to seize up again

that last glimmer of certainty has been buried

doomed to discipline in the belly of the whale