Before Digital

By Mike Bell Poetry 1 comment

Revox B77 - high or low speed -
from my easier analogue ways
before everything got too fast... /


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Fruits and Suites

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

We washed in an avocado-coloured bath – we had never tasted that foreign fruit back in nineteen-seventy-two – or three – we were lucky to get to peel tangerines It was a plastic suite – uneasily creaking with our scales of weights of our pre-teen occasional visits – each darkly recorded by layered rings of...


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Old Devices

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

We'd race to get the telephone -
stating our number as rote taught -
our mother in her poshest voice
but rough for sister talk .../


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From the Gift Shop

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

In the dream there were scatterings
of things you had bought and then kept
Small gifts from a trip which were never given -
a sprinkle of purchased intentions ...


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