Friday, 21 July 2017

telekat #2017 songs

if friday was saturday

the cost of living was an abbreviated attention span and the tasteless smell of green in the back of your throat. the cost of living was a cold brew coffee fueling an organism programmed to turn on itself. the cost of living was an unholy alliance with anonymity, a television you paid the company to babysit for, hours on end in an armchair, and a remote to control you by. the cost of living was free.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

GTL - a book reading - 1 30 2

when pennies were copper

mag wheels for eyes
roll out in silent film
silver screen dyes

down walkways
floorlit and salted
and buttered with

of someone else's storied

long legs falling in love
with strapping lads on streets
paved flat by

land without
cell phones

a sunday. 1955
a city. 1959

when churches were

mark the time
by the bells and
the sun

we rest on
bloody knees

the automobile

home. 1936
the sky. 1910

the pool
1920 and two metres

the denim
1969. when pennies
were copper

the board
she saw better

cut elbows
in ink

porcelain cheap
for the poor

the names
in powder blue

sliding down rails
to the subway

we saw better

laughter echoes

a certain

- KatYa, July'17

Grand Theft Life - a book reading 1 30

Reading Grand Theft Life Book 1 29