THE PRESUMPTUOUS CLAUSTROPHOBIC
Like a dialectic bowling ball
its centre of gravity,
or take-out aluminum containers
their reflective beauty subsiding,
I watched her undress
not folding nor filing
avalanche to this disorder.
I went outside to smoke.
The bed was on rollers.
Header image design by Orly Zebak.
Colin James has a book of poetry, Resisting Probability, from Sagging Meniscus Press and a chapbook of poems forthcoming from Scriptor Press.