Type
Poetry
Category
Writing

Set

day’s thread equivalence
reading the distance
sodium-dark light
a blast of shaking hands
attenuating out forwards
frostlines before you
signals in the heavy wash
the friction of tracks
tracing our sterilised tendons
a path appears
ties across an old wound
the system closes in
still waters emancipate
known surfaces

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.

Matthew Hall is currently working on a dissertation on J H Prynne.

More by