keep.


his seeping wheat undergrowth
     ,worn stile   his crucifix
     seeping bin-lorry, rancid darkened
     dogthistle his blind
        loom rattl plagueridden grain
        tails. like bleachd mothwings

until.

gentl bracken rugs
gentl nttles, ash mildew
slowly.  gentle plasticised sinkhole
underlaying  bleached deadnettl
   clingfilm slowly
 binding and asphyxiating
 unfurling, pitted hinges threadbare
 bottlecap,   serrated
  plasticised  pitted membranes
    gentl nttle polystyrene micro
 -barb  whine ash mildewd
     bleachd tissue flesh
  absorbant, fatted buoyant ash twig
    unfurl   plasticised bracken,
    mining underlayd draincleaner beads.

slabs

a blind peacock         fencing headstones           vulva trunk fibres overhang
walks. terraform        seedhead the cooling         drainage ditch. metropolis
stagnant algae          monolith.fungal bearer       rooted anthocyaninic soil
and larvae.             bramble sand  arid           breathers.
                        bog grassland.

yw.

the moss
blooms.

deforested
slabs, on  och.re
the murmur
shrivels  the
endothermic  slabs
waver.

marrow walkers

shudder.

steeped  husk
trunkated.
retaken

yew
gravid.

daffodils

in Pines

ferns dieback clearing patch
sky stagnant mares tail mot
orway litter a  woodpecker larches
cloth   folded bog tree
and fenceposts
traffic   gasping stunted wat
erfall]
        i nearly walked away

fa.

womb    in
     letters emptiness
  curbs typeface. this
ink is older than  me
the family smoking in
their  conglomerate car-hulk
garden opposite.
      unhaunted.
      i touch the fraying
      wallpaper in buildings.
      no-one else.