Monthly Archives: October 2015

Soles of the City

Your legs crossed, foot hovering above the dusty boards, motionless, poised, suspended. Your boots: mud cracked, trampled in, caught in the striations of your sole: Gee Cross bracken, Didsbury leaves, slick skid of the wet city streets. Beyond the crowd, … Continue reading

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Escape to the City

I am the city. I covered the green rampant fields, encased them in cobbles, swathed them in streets, shrugged slums from my shoulders, piled them onto embankments over brown stilted rivers, cast over my gaze, froze the flow, changed the … Continue reading

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Transmission

The first of the codes was transmitted in the early hours. I received it in my bathroom after the dawn rose. I was taking my ablutions when my device began buzzing, the mirky bathroom glowing blue as I contemplated my … Continue reading

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The View From Nowhere

Ascending the stairs, couples, two by two, summit to line up in profile against the long white wall, a breathing exhibit, Darwinian, The Ascent. In Row D, Seat 5, you stare at the screen. I take a drink and check … Continue reading

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