Set out to find you tonight,
turret spun, ground tooth to cavity,
bare gum stung, blind in the dark,
take off your shoes like no-one,
play forgetful, play nobody,
like you and I were strangers
to each other’s bones.
Not unlike our mothers or fathers.
Joe McBride is a Northerner living in North London. He has an MA in Terror Management and a PhD in Mortality.