Monthly Archives: November 2017


Above us the moon hangs in the deep black as if a lover has opened a window. Beneath us flames glide in the Yarra: green flames, red flames, white flames, pursuing, overtaking, joining, crossing. Beside us a neighbour is in his workshop; his saw snores like a dog circling the house waiting to come in. […]


Fear of not sleeping at night Fear of sleeping Fear of the same man who loiters in the quiet basement carpark where I put my car Fear of the sound of breaking-glass in the dead of night Fear of having to book an emergency flight home Fear of snakes in the toilet-bowl Fear of happiness […]