Shining threads

Shining threads

Thursday, 11 June 2015


Prerequisite for functionality.
Even a twice clock tells the same time stop.
Blocks inebriation.
Without presence.
On time.

Girl girl girl

Girl football, girl team, girl footfall, girl dream,
Girl engineer, girl bridge, girl electrician, girl fridge,
Girl physicist, girl power, girl biologist, girl flower,
Girl king, girl throne, girl dinosaur, girl bone,
Girl sky, girl blue, girl philosophy, girl true,
Girl woman, girl cunt, girl heavy, girl brunt,
Girl lover, girl tender, girl banker, girl lender,
Girl liar, girl criminal, girl surreal, girl liminal,
Girl witchcraft, girl magic, girl medicine, girl sick,
Girl fashion, girl dress, girl deadline, girl stress,
Girl society, girl debutante, girl label,

The day the lights broke down

The day the lights broke down,
there were just three empty shells.

Some cars carried on oblivious.
No signal is go signal.

Some formed an orderly queue.

Those in motion told the ones queuing,
'the lights have gone'.
But this solved nothing.

What to do? How to act?
Some drivers got out and started talking about the problem.
Shall we create a new set of lights?
Shall we do without?
Can we do without?
What about a different system?

A few settled upon a friendly agreement,
flashing their lights at one another to signal intentions.

Some refused to play that game.
It was the old way or the highway.

Some just get out of their cars and walked.

The lights came back on again, later that evening.
But nothing was ever the same again.