Adam In The Garden Of Eden
The first man on earth was grainy,
His thoughts were like glue on a cardboard garden,
Sticking the sand to his toes
And rotten fruit under his fingernails.... more »
There are girls with short hair and short smiles
Boys with piercings and tight jeans
A man on the street corner singing High and Dry all wrong... more »
The dark wrinkles of your sole
Are a scorpion... more »
Music Theory For The Bored And Confused
Who gave music its name?
It was Boethius, tinkering with treble and bass
Falling in piles and arpeggios... more »
Patterns in the air
Waving grass of open fields,
Echoing through hollow forests,
The thread of hisses,... more »
Whistling to myself I ride the pockets
Crawling like a shadow swallow over the fields
Below pop-up targets twinkling... more »
I rise to tears outside the plastic windows.
They aren't for me.
I lost mine at Heathrow, where your bags spun round and round into the plughole.
I float through the town on perfect shoes,... more »
Theme For A Late-Night Radio Documentary About The Final Causes Of Monsters (According To Leibniz)
For a flicker of history there was a boy,
Only four feet six feet seven feet tall.
He was young to the point of being ancient,
A painter of thick black character.... more »