new zealand electronic poetry centre


Brian Flaherty

Fugacity 05
Online Poetry Anthology


The Street of Birds

We dream others
who dream us in turn.
Stopped in market
the ancient Street of Birds
we are frisked
pretend ignorance
when they discover
illegal notes
glued into my shoe
plaited in your hair
beneath the crow-
black chador.


Last updated 13 May, 2005