Translating Anguish Into English

“Composure regained, pain’s / relics lose paradise / as they lay / out amputations of / truth like a // Shrapnelled body lips / embellish with rancid / kisses its greige / flesh…”

An Echo in Babel’s Well

“Carried by harried song bruising / the ceiling, weaving into combs / of honey desolate air thickening // despair to knots of guts tugging / at breath sweetening our…”

Pictures at an Exhibition

“And the wolves have grown so bold. / Ravenous as unchecked sin. / What watched the wind as we sat / watching end in bloodshed its // whispering sprint…”