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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & General Editor
Volume 6, Number 1, March 2012

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Ashley Capes
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Rooftop

Smog swallows the horizon. Five storeys below, car horns start their hoarse arguments. The musician has enough rhythm tracks to last two nights, his keyboard is immune to the chatter. Dinner arrives. Diana cigarettes are lit, pot plants turn black and the panna cotta wobbles, giving a hipless little dance before collapsing around my spoon.

carpeted walls
no-one speaks
in the elevator

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