• Vol. 10
  • Chapter 05

join the dance

camouflaged, in deep waters,
rest god-heads and fish-heads
blue-blood running through their veins
and red regal claws clamber
over the shell of a dream
where all life is motionless
sumptuously abandoned
richly glazed in oil –
       while in the underworld
       a flame gathers pace
       the pot begins to boils
       and we all join in the dance.