the world within square frames & rain      over a

lead-beaten footbridge      smell the car heater

smell      take a long hard look at pelicans

riding a log      the lightning white flash

approximately as special as anything

this is a car death of sorts      wallabies

so bouncy is it winter     i’ve budgeted

to suspend animation to resist all

formal logic     i want to drive this car

straight to you      but really

it’s already planned

strategised      the risk

managed: casual

inclement & definite