Common kisses, and kisses in common | a dry kiss, moist kiss | kiss with kirsch, Lucozade, apricot | Schnapps <old man, remembering young caresses> … | Buried, far down | the first kiss | still | lights up, under the ice and the rock | bumps back into life | after its long sleep | while in the cold, clear | streams of their blood | ageing children | begin to sense | a new use for lips | find a fresh path | to an ancient thirst…


from the series hypergrammar (open-ended, 2012–present)

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