Monthly Archives: May 2016

Empty Bottles

“Empty Bottles” is a long-winded poem on the drunkards’ middens of the Northern Territory, written in 1893 by William Aaron Millikan, my mother’s father’s father. When I first read his poem a few years ago, I was not enamoured of it’s form. … Continue reading

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cosmic dust

The ejected capsule will not re-enter the docking bay. If this were deep space, lives would be lost… I give up on reassembling the space-age vacuum cleaner, and flop onto the couch. Glancing across the room, I ask, “So, what’s … Continue reading

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freznel fairy

.   a fierce and frazzled freznel fairy flittered free of fraynel fold fluting flying fleeting flouting… returning once the tales were told . . .

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