it was half tracked leggies dispatched to the outfield in the shadow of a 747. at the shopping centre the perfume, lingerie and coca cola all went untouched. beef black bean cooled in the bain-marie. that summer when you stopped in hong kong, the grid was down, the intersections were chaos.
Liam Ferney is a poet. He lives in Brisbane. His poetry collections are Popular Mechanics and Career.
© Liam Ferney
Overland 204-spring 2011, p. 115
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