polizei

das final   as if   you were a headline
a daily reminder    a francis begbie hairclip
a glass plait     that shreds yr neck
shatters windows    eternal revenge
fantasy act all   wedding rings carry nine lives
all women made of teflon  only so much
you can say

fire

……house

…………….frau

…………………..house

……………………………..fire

would you know a good wine if it kissed you
tiara-ed you
tore your boorish head to bits
you wild boar you
you fucking bore you    piggy snout
snivelling   piggy snout    searching     for

the next

…………….free teat/treats

…………………………………..to drain

to draw the life from
dedicate       ream upon ream
prosaic pseudo-prose       oh
woe is you o-o-o three chord
wonder one trick pony   bolt   anonymous   bolt

hummel

set in stripes       candyman      oneiric trespassing
tram tracks       honeycomb       black/yellow/black
fuzzy/warm/fussy         most deceptive           most
white anglo saxon perverted     see you   i see you
scented        distinctly      non-floral      on buses

wespe

sting in blubber

…………….through combats

…………………………………………&fearless

pinched:to extinguish insect life
so effortless   to exoticise my name
ridiculous   queen   of all   testament
there will be sirens   sound of lightbulbs

bluebottles   crash course   frazzling
protestation             gaslighter general
complete   emotional   vertigo

obsessive

…………….compulsive

…………………………..behaviour

the whirling   struggle   self determination
to name each place     to realise       the city
as a refuge           to perform        your own
choreographics       landscape       freestyle

engage

…………….disconnect

…………………………..polizei

………………………………………… incinerate


Duck portrait, as interpreted by the poet's seven-year-old son.
Duck portrait, as interpreted by the poet’s seven-year-old son.

Sarah Crewe quacks in Scouse English. She has written several poetry chapbooks, including RWF/RAF with Pascal O’Loughlin (Stinky Bear Press), sea witch (Leafe Press) and flick invicta (Oystercatcher). Her work is largely concerned with working class feminist psychogeography, either all together or as separate themes. She is one-third of Stinky Bear Press and has collaborated in editorship and writing with Sophie Mayer on various feminist publications, including Catechism: Poems For Pussy Riot, Binders Full of Women, Songs of the Sistership and Glitter is a Gender. 

 

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