Category Archives: Book 3 – The Artist’s Kintsukuroi

Book III – The Artist’s Kintsukuroi – 2:10

You feathered wings like he deflowered love: Dispassionate, cold, ugly as beauty, Beautiful as the burgeoning pustules Of salt-scented, red sea anemones Blossoming from an outcrop of rock. At night, walking back to the flat above Your studio, it was … Continue reading

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Book III – The Artist’s Kintsukuroi – 2:9

hunting for________dog foxes ten days be________-fore Christmas we took a_________–shortcut through Kelham Bridge______nature plain and there on_______-the tree line our horses_________were stopped short by a hart_________-unconcerned quite pale as_______-sienna he held eye________-contact for perhaps a_________.minute then ambled on_________unhindered later a____________swan … Continue reading

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Book III – The Artist’s Kintsukuroi – 2:8

it was autumn when we kissed that first time____after one last summer storm on the beach hair plastered against your face and__disfigured with sand__we were hideous as tempests battering into the cave maybe if we’d stayed for more than that … Continue reading

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Book III – The Artist’s Kintsukuroi – 2:7

my love sleeps__slumbers cold and damp as oldstone lacklustre as pearls long unworn unable to even adorn the paper-frail necks of dying duchesses my love sleeps her perfume wearing thin as lingering whorls of incense in wood growing less distinct … Continue reading

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Book III – The Artist’s Kintsukuroi – 2:6

Emyr I do remember you even if you could not believe this painting would ever hold any lingering truth whilst you were still alive the free boys still come to view your canvas drawn like pilgrims in need of promise … Continue reading

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Book III – The Artist’s Kintsukuroi – 2:5

she dusted apple pies with sugar like an avant-garde home decorator the night before her Christmas party powdering the picture frames with mockeries of snow and stases of cinnamon__cloves stewing into softened fruit simmered on the air spices hot as … Continue reading

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Book III – The Artist’s Kintsukuroi – 2:4

fillet slivers served on salvers hot quails coddled in watercress veal cutlets and roasted chilver shrimp mousse made rich with german wine creamed mushroom smothered chicken breasts marzipan crowns of eglantine trifle sponges soft with sherry pâté with asparagus spears … Continue reading

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