they were to undress in our company
universities would smuggle pigeons
their pigeon holes, and the automatic doors
faulty codes would simmer under
light. Marvellous certitude this: he lay
down beside her with a hand in her
making pinching motions. Not to
expressed emphatically in the company of
and desert roses are
secret. Your mother calls to see if you’re
I say I think so. Satchel-and-all did
just about leave us, but the anachrony between
portentous and the drunk jogger must be
as the soft pinching motion on the base of
head of our dinner. That’s
I wanted to say of the bicameral instance of
rushing to our girls. That is all, sleepy priest.
is all, devoted scholar. The whorehouse
deserted this hour. The mail is retrieved;
is something upsetting in your
to do with the incorrect usage of the
your ponderous eyes — by that I
the interrogative mode of the tracker set on
evidence of visitors to your house, that the
are not mere walls, that carnations and desert
scatter like mail — to the vault, I say.
am more and more
morbid. Of their acquaintance,
convince more Americans that I am more
more repulsed. They like this about me.
like that they like this about me.
where am I to put this repulsion
Hiromi calls ‘maltreatment’?
great families fill these lands.
are all second cousins, that is, somewhat
by each other’s biographies.
in each other’s quick sand, or ooze.
aren’t even any bodies yet.
about today reminds me of WWI poetry.
would like to name WWI poetry:
Seriousness of Defenestration’s Corpse.”
is regaining their WWI in poetry and who am I
say, “the bodies are heaping up”? Moreover,
a seriousness and cases of posttraumatic
disorder (PTSD)? To prove with yeast, we have today.
do not even have the right camera to take something down.
I want everyone to be waiting for me when I arrive
is my mother, and my mother is America.
want America to be waiting for me when
arrive, Mum. I want Mum to be waiting for
when I arrive in America. There is a Daily
stress disorder where everyone is laughing,
all that one can glean of the subject
a Cadillac purchased from overseas sprayed
anonymous body parts. Stephen Colbert
murdering a dead president wearing a mask
a luncheon with the current president.
I ever get this article about the frontline skirmishes
this recuperation of WWI done? I keep getting
on the soldiers as I saw them myself! Crack shot
taking out too many friendlies, photographing
bodies, sending poems home to their wives and
is nothing like Lubang in the Phillipines.
Americans are the opposite. They as yet do not
however persistent they are, when it is the war starts.
work by Corey Wakeling appears
in Overland, Cordite, Shampoo, foam:e, Famous Reporter and The
Geek Mook. He
lives in Melbourne, Australia.