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Australia Centurion

Australia Centurion


Heidelberg light, hard edged;

not sharp-cutting wire

knifed thru fractured mica.

as old canvas turns


gold to sepia, brown to aged

ebony, in descending years

gone back, down, away,


to where we survive


and lie cocooned – like pupae

of paper wasps

in interstices of time, locked

in desiccated people-nests.


alive and dy...

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