Tag: work

Sleep Walking

All simple pleasures of sleep
have now been reduced over
these past three days by work

and their changes to that work
as all my efforts are then undone
to be redone before their deadline

is met in that dirt of freelancing
No paid sick leave for us workers
of . . .

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Paperboy 1st April 1977

Here in this alarm-met half-lit hour
things still bide from other April Fools' days

Do not forget failing spaghetti trees
on foolish reportage loops

Again those soft nudges on slow senses
of soote aromas off flowering bulbs
there drilled - then paraded by retirees

My sucking lungs . . .

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Our Slack Dog Sleeps

Our slack dog sleeps - again -
under backlit performing particles -
those flecks - peeled and rubbed -
bare floating remnants of us

in ramped tilts of warming beams -
up there - fine speckles cavort against
our sureness of earth’s old ways -
under ageing theories of gravity -

That free carnival of melancholia
almost pulls . . .

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