New Year

January air is amniotic. / February will come like a birth or excision.

An illustrated pattern of red and pink flowers mimicking an embroidered style.

January air is amniotic. 

February will come like a birth or excision. 


This is love right now: 

Christmas bushes burning red through the mud. 


This is a portrait of you

with a trowel and sweaty nape.


I may keep the soil under my fingernails,

carry it 'til Spring, return and dig my hands in.


I may leave this moment here, in the nectar of the grevilleas,

when the sun takes its warm hand from my cheek.


The youngest leaves shiver with a breeze too weak for me to feel.

Then I feel.

Farrago's magazine cover - Edition Two 2023


The harpsichords sound like skeletons. The wings of butterflies open and close like lungs. The trees are murdered for pianos. The dust in the abandoned antique store glows gently, as if made from the powdered skulls of fairies and changelings. Welcome to the weird and wonky world of Edition Six, Phantasmagoria. We bid you to tread carefully...

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