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

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

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