- Slit dress
The slit in her dress went up to her thigh. She wore scuffed black boots and a backpack that was covered in band patches. She had a tattoo on her ankle that said ACID RAP. She walked past a red phone box. The last one in town.
1989: 10p phone calls to girlfriends
Fingers tasted metallic.
2. 200 year feast
After they landed they butchered the first animal they saw and feasted on it’s meat. 200 years later that day is celebrated by eating a armadillo.
Have you ever seen a blonde haired nun? A bald Rastafarian?
A documentary about a man with three knees.
3. Iron Maiden to the knees
The found photo was of a boy with missing teeth and bleeding gums. In his right hand he held a bunch of keys. He was wearing an Iron Maiden shirt that came down to his knees. In the background a car was on fire.
His mother, long gone, mane him after her favourite singer.
a modern miracle
moving the fluids
percolating the lava in the blood
almost becoming robotic
a change to your circadian rhythm
a gradual move to Martian time
you live somewhere in the future while slowly
imperceptibly things melt
decompose move East
you sit stationary and collect dust
the dust collector
the urban goose
at times like this you taste your favourite childhood meal
at these times like this count your breaths meld into the moment
contemplate the human form
contemplate the architect plans of this imposed inertia