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be doing, the music on,
the dishes still to be washed, the bills unpaid,
my books at home, the children
elsewhere, elsewhere, reviews still to be written?
Grief's is a little atlas,
its countries coloured the light brown that declares
deserted wastes, its covers
limp and dejected: mostly they stay closed now,
the black limousine dwindles down the drive
and vanishes, leaving a twinkle in the bushes,
or was that a gun? Do you think we were
invented for a future that failed to happen?
The make-up fits us like a second skin.
Open the tequila, let's drink up and get dizzy!
We've just arrived and unpacked, and you're
smoking reefers, you were always too eager…