Published in Overland Issue Print Issue 198 Autumn 2010 Main Posts / Writing instructions mislaid Kerry Gillam instructions mislaid wet is the colour of thinking this is the season of lulls the moon, as if lit from within you hum three notes in your sleep just the sky, unmaking itself melting, a luminous pool on the other side of breathing? moths tying knots around streetlight the hymn book pages sung smooth two gulls, apostrophes cut loose then mist, rain in syllables re-reading the scrawl of cirrus the rhyme, the lick, the reason Kerry Gillam Kerry Gillam is a West Australian poet. More by Kerry Gillam Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays First published in Overland Issue 228 11 November 202211 November 2022 Main Posts On the last day of Subscriberthon, our amazing online editor gives you one last (very good) reason to subscribe Editorial team What's in store for the last day of Subscriberthon? First published in Overland Issue 228 10 November 202210 November 2022 Main Posts On the second-last day of Subscriberthon, our favourite editor-duo give you reason #1002 to subscribe to Overland Editorial team What's in store for the second-last day of Subscriberthon?