bombay beach by bath

makes me wonder if
in lieu of
is recommended for mature audiences

they might say instead
look out! for you might
open up a vein of memory

immersing yourself unexpectedly in the
leaching out of every past happiness,
returning to the amniotic place

of great sadness from which we are all born.

Categorized as musing

By Eleanor Jackson

Eleanor Jackson is a Filipino Australian poet, performer, arts producer, cyclist, writer, gal about town, feminist, freewheeler, and friend.

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