door

door
26 march 2021

Door
A door of the Greek island Naxos, with acknowledgements to the WordPress blog ‘americanfoodieabroad’ and its author for use of this image, and all kudos to the 3 cats involved in its taking.

whatever
was
a
wall,
undone
in the
flip in
flip out
of space
to the
breathing
room,
door,
more seen
than ever
opened,
doors on
islands split
in sun, doors
to lesser
glooms,
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cell

cell
written when love’s proud tower
was crumbling down
sydney, 1998

Fishing-boat
Greek Fishing Boat by Gregory Kondos sourced from Artnet, with all kudos and acknowledgements to the artist for use of his craft.

island of
white squares
shuttered windows
cells of windward
dreaming

i have a hut
split stone stacked
on stone to make
walls
low roof
on the hill ridged
against sea

dawn i give thanks
for this
broken free of a world
whose sense i never
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aquamarine

aquamarine
december 2015
marine parade, howick

aquamarine
aquamarine – the Weathercats had their tails in the air to catch this transient wind-turned colour from this height

times it’s
aquamarine,
between cloud
shadow that sea
from here to
waiheke and the
faded coromandels,
i’ve never
known when it
comes, this time,
have never seen
this aquamarine
come over a sea
as i watched,
except once
igniting the
gulf storm grey
as cloud was
clearing it lasted
only minutes
until the grey
returned,
mostly it’s just
there laid
out before you
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