• Vol. 07
  • Chapter 12
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grapefruit-yellow optimism exploding bittersweet
silting acid residue upon the tongue
some overgrown allotment half-strangulated by weeds
Gardener’s Question Time drifting from an Android speaker
—And will the Honourable Member please explain
why my hydrangeas are so stubbornly refusing to bloom
meanwhile, a commuter train rattles
half-empty to its terminus, and skittish clouds
scurry overhead: jittery, tannic thoughts
in an over-caffeinated mind