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Mr Patch (7 Poems)

aka Patrick Reinhart. Graphic designer, bookseller, occasional illustrator. Atavistic gentleman-scholar. Partial to pinstripes, picture books & puppetry. She says I'm "quirky and delightful" and I'll take it.

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Cellulocity

Whimper
whimper
BANG
whimper
And thus we come to
THE END
silver screens
melting into
liquid psychedelia

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against nature

accidents
in the artificial garden
are common:
almond eyes
powdery white mask
calla lilies beneath her feet –
inevitable;
blood;
ripples frustrate
the goldfish.

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kill tickle kiss

kiss Echo under the moon;
tickle Time in the ribs
with a feather duster;
kill tickle kiss –
whispered bliss;
wishful thinking.

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Atmospheric Fauna

the day i decided to fish
for sheep from a shallow cloud
was the day it rained
maine coons and shar peis.
figures.

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Dottie

her soft lion paws
press against her heart
of thinnest tinfoil
ready to burst
ready to boil
ready to be cut & buttered
stolen by princes
& devoured by witches

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Now then

Now then,
when Now was Then
and I was You
and You were
an egg-laying hen;
Now, just as then –
when You
and You-as-Hen
ascend to the When
that was Now, then.

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