What is it about an idea that withstands the noise of time? Julian Barnes posits that it is ‘only that music which is inside ourselves – the music of our being – which…over the decades, if it is strong and … Continue reading
08 March 2018
Disavow paternalistic expectations
Writing ourselves through place
Rewriting narratives of place as women
Unraveling constructs of self
Until we understand these differences
as ways of living together.
8 paper cranes
Torn away from the gender expectations of glossy magazines.
8 wishes for hope and healing
Left on the tube, at tube stations and around Parsons Green*, London.
Before night was born
Sweltering sun burns shoulders
Five seconds to fall
Last sunrise this year
Melancholy monsoon toes
Robots learn to sigh
One second too late
Chaotic lines wrinkle tears
Pebble kissing sand
A cupboard full of curious shells each one a voice from a distant shore You put one to my ear and told me I would hear the sea. A gazillion coin tricks ok…maybe more like 5 or 7. You’d rub … Continue reading
The misanthropic city reveals itself in the weathering of architecture and pavement An erratic day of sunshine striated with clouds. Brought together in circumstances where survivalism divides us. The trees were lush, drenched with summer White tiles bleached with golden … Continue reading