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Memento Mori

The coconut trunk I left for dead has hollowed itself to The rhythm of white ants, leaving a shell of pale earth Mimicking the mud on swine as the sun beckons who Loves me after the rain with a bowl of mais to the heath We guzzle our morning meal then play rooting searching Turning […]

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The Poet Anonymous

There is magic in the pressurised air of the Udderground Aground of wordly machinations where the magic happens In way of Error: Poem Not Found in way of Poet Not Found In the Udderground Game of Tit-for-Tat and human kindness Hence the prisoner’s dilemma plays out once more for thee Whence the poetry factory never […]

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Drama in the Boondocks

I am no woman of the boondocks and yet now here I Am bewildered owner of five hectares of agricultural Land with a view of the sea and thank heavens high Ground away from both inundation and the proverbial Giant of the mountain top where now my vision blurs At the sight of Charlie halfway […]

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Orientalia

Here is a slender noose that runs down from neck to brassiere Made of silk and cashmere and upon it is a lightweight bodice Lace in fine cotton yarn, now if you pull that noose you still Need to unravel the length of lace round beneath my breasts And the loop that goes over the […]

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Victoriana

At the end of polite dinner conversation there is sometimes this Appetitive where brutish behaviour manifests typically in coitus And related rituals, yes, the cool diplomatic regard with which Men and women of high pedigree consider one another puts Delight in brutal fucking and burlesqueries, surely it heightens The pleasure when there is restraint and […]

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Sorry I Don’t Masturbate on Webcam for Boyfriend

Wistful, I was awake when the alarm went, and, I, watched The two dots, blink, switched off after the first beep, then took The time to appreciate the glow of dawn, first light, snatched A towel and washed, primed myself a bit for that dreamy look That morning ritual with the webcam at my bedside; […]

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Le Prix du Wank

We were early inhabitants of Usenet, the Internet of chatty things And because we were colonised and subdued by America we spoke Their English with proficiency, we learned their vernaculars in films And soaps, and we sometimes believed that we were white, we broke Into chatty laughter and displayed uncanny intelligence intensifying Our feminine allure […]

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Breakable

I used to think that the very first ray of light was a great Mystery, an untold story that I had to seek and unravel For the day, but these days I awake and drag my weight Out of bed, the light had long passed, nothing to marvel But merely the faint hope that I […]

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The Ultimate Art

Under capitalist democracy there exists the deep anxiety Of the artist who is never able to escape the role afforded Him by the plutocrats that has divided his beloved country Into two classes, wolves and sheep, a hierarchy regarded With much merit, a fate most inescapable in the industrialised World where the artist’s identity is […]

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Civilisation and Two Forms

The culmination of the various means of forced labour Against the capitalist diktat of a great western civilisation May take on two related forms as I have witnessed for Two decades passed with each a struggle into cessation Of all psychological and physical activism against the state They pray the system submits to a collective […]