Monday, 30 August 2010

Fragments of murderer's notebook, 1981

] & scattered corks
of autumn's round bales
- quince trees planted over dead dogs

there is always soap & Tarmac,
the potential for gardens
- previously awarded par

The river dried up in July
& swallowed [

Saturday, 28 August 2010

Seaton, Devon

the edge of England -
constellations of stones
in the dog-wet sand

& hanging gulls
shrieking their elevation
sun (((0))) sun





Tuesday, 24 August 2010

Coded Poem

Today my Word went crazy. This is what came out when I tried to type. What the hell has happened? Can anyone work out what has happened? Can you then work out what the coded poem is? The answer will appear next week.

CAvEMaN HAiKU

K|\VE D|/E & P\ERE
& TO fIRE YoURsELf
K|\VE D\|ET & SKiNNY
BONeS & TEEtH H

Saturday, 14 August 2010

Ampersandwich
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Ampersandwich
MmmmmmmmmM&m | mmmm

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

Archaeology & Natural History of London - Future Work


I picked up these two books from Deptford Market for £1.50 for the pair. They are going to form the basis of my next sequence of poems. As the last was in the style of a scientific journal on pregnancy, the next will be in the style of a natural history journal about the origins of London's animals. I hope to create a series of mock-scientific sequences.
The second book was published in 1946. After seeing the date I abandoned my plans to redact pages with black marker to create poems. I couldn't ruin such an lovely old book. 
The first book is from 1972. I love the old black covered Penguins. So brutal, so 1970's.

Monday, 2 August 2010

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