content note: hospitals
It was a relief to strip back the kitchen,
and a surprise to see bare, hard walls.
It really was a room after all, not so seething;
whatever horrors were discovered in the layers
were now dispersed. They do this in hospital too:
you really are a body with known behaviours,
or at least their best guess, and the nurses have
seen it all before, they’ve seen it all before.
is a poet from London. In the last year, he has contributed a poem to the first online issue of SPAM Magazine, and collaborated on two short poetry films, one with poet Karen Sandhu for Magma, and the other with artist Madalina Zaharia.
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