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Contemplation (a poem)

Contemplation of
creamy moussaka,
or fish and chips.

Contemplation of
another one child
with a male womb.

Contemplation of
damned souls Orthodox,
blessed in a church.

Contemplation of
Snoop Doggy Dog hum
regulating.

Contemplation, contemplation,
contemplation of numbness
dancing in darkness
with strobes of
lights and
blindness.

Contemplation of fifty scotches
straight when it’s too late
for a date and you really
should have ate
contemplation.

Contemplation of her /
of scissors to her long
perfect strands
or maybe her
throat              contemplation

Contemplation of us
touching
contemplation of us
fucking
contemplation of a
razor to my imperfect
olive skin

contemplation.

© Koraly Dimitriadis

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Koraly is a widely published Cypriot-Australian writer and performer. She is the author of the controversial Love and F**k Poems. Koraly received an Australia Council ArtStart grant. She presents on 3CR radio and has a residency at Brunswick Street Bookstore. Her 2013 La Mama show is Exonerating The Body. She is mentored by Christos Tsiolkas.

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