– untitled 9



all worthy a turn of phrase it’s just

I turned the cards

not the covers of

the bed where we would have lain

in familiar constancy

had the world sharpened its blade

on a kinder axis or if I

or they

had been serious



the body

not the

tail end of a


lizardrinking, (c) 2009

For: Ekram Anwar Khalil Ba’lousha (13), North Gaza

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