24 July 2014

revised repeats : three tech-ku


another cloudy night

i google

the moon phase




new moon

i hear about it first

via twitter




blackbird song

i'll wait for it to go

to voicemail
 
 

we are Quotidianauts


Two quotes from Chris Gordon, in his conversation with Jack Galmitz, entitled The Superlative Quotidian. Read it here, at antantantantant for each quotation's context, but I have snipped them out because I need to remember them.


"For me the quotidian has to be unusual, otherwise we've slipped into a kind of death. If we don't remake the world everyday, we've stopped paying attention and the animal within us has given up."




"We are all astronauts. We are all shipwrecked on unfamiliar terrain with broken tools and unreliable habitats. Habits from the old days that frighten us and propel us forward. Make us ashamed before our ancestors."

  

revised repeats : two trash ku


muted white trumpets

bindweed snaffles

what's been fly-tipped




someone is filling

the hollow tree with

empty beer cans
   

revised repeats : two manipulative ku


after chiropractic straight back to work




after chiropractic 

all my lines 

centre justified

   

sunlight


sunlight in the snail trails my glittering career
   

story: coup


On the topmost branch, a crow backlit by lightning.

Soon the new Dictator's posters will be all over the city.
 

frisbee


not long till sundown

into the willows

a yellow frisb e e
 

poppy seeds


poppy seeds

& i'm just loafing around

downbreeze
 

tickle


not knowing

if the tickle is grasses

or ants
 

poor


not saying i'm poor, exactly

but a wolf has got stuck

in the cat flap
 

13 July 2014

three dog ku:


high summer

where the shade stops

so does the dog
 



scratchy voiced crows

the dog stops to drink

from tractor ruts

 


a sound alerts the puppy

long grasses tickling the

underside of the car

composition with larvae





orange & black

what will be cinnabars

strip the ragwort 
    

muggy


muggy morning

the dusty mauve of

roadside mallows
 

what is it good for


war memorial

59p drink can

left on the wall
 

morning after


the morning after

snail shredded

hostas
 

cartwheels


her father calls for her to come back to the house, but she carries on turning cartwheels