Thursday, 14 April 2011

11: Leap out of the window


Build your home beneath the pylon.
The pressure is higher there,
the magnetic field keeps
your brain bound as
a Chinese slipper.

Don’t let yourself
slip and slather;
this afternoon isn’t
yours to send
awry, so

keep your gaze taut,
don’t fritter,
and don’t
be a bumblebee
dizzied by blossom,
giddy with
liquorice
nectar.

Back to work, leave the crooked-finger lure of the windowpane,

or just
fling your prudence
and close the laptop lid
and

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