It always has to be something new//new stuff gets old begins to swallow//old stuff is not
good//a new thing//routine//order//success//yes//that will keep the head above water//at least
until it gets old and begins to sag//to pull down//to swallow//equilibrium is an
idea//fleeting//taken when it comes//enjoyed//but then a new thing is needed
AN Grace lives in Liverpool, England. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Queen’s Quarterly, Young Magazine, MONO, Free Inquiry and many others.