Some kind of a writer
Some kind of a writer you look for a way
into the great adventure, arms raised
in a Superman salute to the heavens.
into bush to sit on a rock and echo
Some kind of writer you stare down consumerismís
as it comes. Some kind of writer you return
where relationships merely polite
Some kind of writer you pause
the insane logic of the colony.
off from the world, like the car and its macadam
Some kind of a writer you negotiate
Some kind of writer
some kind of a writer you
From Legend of the Cool Secret (Christchurch: Sudden Valley Press, 1999)