Published in Overland Issue Print Issue 198 Autumn 2010 Main Posts / Writing Set Matthew Hall 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 Matthew Hall Matthew Hall is currently working on a dissertation on J H Prynne. More by Matthew Hall 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?