Oystercatcher Press

 Ralph Hawkins:
Fifteen Rode and Mouth to Mouth

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£5.00 A5 24pp. ISBN: 978-1-905885-49-7.
 


        

light ether is said to bring virtues

 

or nausea - the give and take and yields

 

of the market, unseen vegetables still yet to be had,

 

profitability - they say now that camel’s

 

milk will be good for me they say

 

you carry your likeness inside

 

if everything is the now and outside then we are in trouble

 

I will take off all my clothes and do the camel dance

 

a khaki colour

 

the text glances forth to a night of riot and separation