Handsome Grandsons

Wellington Arts Zine

Explanation for a) – Daniel Cape

Posted by handsomegrandsons on July 17, 2008

Explanation for a)

melted men feel
that rapid plunge when
the gravid pendulum
of old but unsnuffed love falls
to this coiled sump of useless
lust and other stuff where romance goes
to compost with the other ghosts. The best
detritus gives single kisses. The worst
in us is there: livid, worn longing,
fanned to favour the thronging lost.
You drank alone and liquored,
griefbound, you wound through crowds
and found these hands. These
few hours have won


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: