sprawls of brick & steel

stained mice flash baby teeth
incisors warped like barbed wire
aerial telemetry’s useless yet
from the post-intellectual
filmscape comes a hint of steel
bayed blood & mile after mile
of bricks & bayonet works
detergent streams canals under
streets meet the giant sprawl
of the ocean’s packets arrive
compresed in the anti-light
of yesterday evening’s tide the
mouse has slowly inflated from
within a command not so much
uttered as enacted down on the
corner of sunset & tsunami
recently announced redesecrated
blown up & blasted from your
consciousness may alcohol now
become your mortar in the dim
sprawls of brick & steel starve
of luck and then let loose like
cannon-fodder upon the narrow
coastal strip river plains ideal
conditions for the new urbane
contagion “formerly known as …”


About the author

Davey Dreamnation (1972–?) is an Australalian musician, vocalist, pirate and record-label owner who now lives 'in the third person'.

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