ointment for grazes & cuts

ointment for grazes & cuts      10 Duracell batteries      a
black biro      USB mouse      cube of soap      a decent
bottle of sake from Tochigi city      handmade porcelain cup
made by a friend | low & wide      an almost finished toilet roll
body butter      2 bottle caps from empty ale bottles      mints      utility
bills      Micheal Hofmann: Approximately Nowhere       facial cream
receipts (so many receipts)      a small cardboard box
containing vitamins Tylenol & Danzamin      pack of wet tissue
a sock      half a bar of 83% cacao      scraps of paper with
forgotten reminders scribbled on them in Hangul      my notebook
a danso flute      freshly dried towels warm out
the dryer    sachets of hand lotion
: the snafu of the kitchen table      in hysterical silence
& teaching me a thing or 2
about where things should go & why there
are accidents & consequences

Author: danielpaulmarshall

After living in Korea for shy a decade, I find myself back in England, penalized for my turned back, awaiting a move to Exeter, where I will study an MA in English, with focus on environmental studies. These days I am reading inveterately, owing to my no longer living without the means to buy books & books & books. My reading interest lie in contemporary philosophy, ecology, ecological philosophy, object orientated ontology & speculative realism. These ideas are leaching into my poetry & essays.

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