NANNU AT THE KITCHEN TABLE

NANNU AT THE KITCHEN TABLE

Dreamt I had just enough time
and just enough strength
to pull up my fallen boxers
before staggering across the hall
and crashing onto the quilt
Face down
heart on the accelerator pedal
Either it slowly lets up
or presses down harder
till the cliff edge (…)

The shapes of Lesvos

Lesbos, or Lesvos. Shaped, as written by Odysseas Elytis, like a platanus leaf, which “some god, in order to have his fun, severed and blew away in the middle of the ocean”. I see more of a resemblance with a fig leaf. A romantic symbol picked up by tourist brochures, conjuring up images of late Mediterranean …