Well Versed is edited by Jody Porter
Waking in September ishalf great half death-the sexy low sun that piercesyour eyes and the wailing
Of the washing machine. Osadness, the softener is allgone, the trees are killingthemselves all over the place-
You are wedged in your bedlike a loose tooth. The imminentbare-sole pain of the coldy tiles-the depression! Smudges on
The wall, your mouth, the alarm-a bastard. White skies undressin the tsk tsk of autumn rain,and the summer cries evil! Dead.
Emma Hammond’s most recent book is The Story of No (Penned in the Margins). She tweets @EHwords.
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