.floating island.

. the leybourne. first edition 1954.unsigned.

“Housewives celebrate end of rationing. Fourteen years of food rationing in Britain ended at midnight when restrictions on the sale and purchase of meat and bacon were lifted.”

 

ingredients.

take

one  fresh small person

a        paper bus ticket

one pair trunks (canned if necessary)

smallish inner tube or rubber ring whichever is available

or is  in season

 

method

 

place the person on the bus,               allow to rest

leave for half an hour or until things are  proved

 

gas mark 4

 

then

 

wrap person in trunks       and place into the  prepared ring

 

if fully set                         float in brine until all becomes spongy

allow to   brown  lightly                     while     floating continues

 

do not peel

 

on rising

we have a floating island

 

island.

 

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sonja benskin mesher

he could have lent me white paint & as he spent much of his time telling me

tutors’ commandments

i told him mine

if you have not what you need

use something else

& see what comes of it

if it breaks mend it

put it in exhibition

small things matter

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. the cornfield.

in the end none of this matters

not the stacking, tidying, worrying

small regrets

 

second thinking maybe it gives order

with contentment

the numbers you see

are regular

 

we hold on to  dressing according to our wounds

according to rules which are necessary for survival

until we survive

no longer

& let go

 

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. air.

layered in air

we dance with glass

 

small souls with small lives

rise

to the challenges

 

she says you know we do not gets what we want

we gets what we get

 

really

 

ours has been much easier than so many others

*listen to the radio

 

they threw them all on the fire

there

 

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