Domestic Violence

How universes apart Is the slap of her beautiful jawline, To the slap of her buttocks When she is sprawled all over, On your comfy lap. How easy for a woman To make a whore of herself, the lipstick boulevards That she enters and the soon after, when she will Hold you like a guardian…

The House I will Never Buy

The student loans I paid off, The guilt-free trip to Sydney for a post-doc Knowing life could no wrong. How it all tumbled, like domino squares The first to the last. Now I look at all the houses in Melbourne, And wonder what secrets they hide. I remember back in 2006, my days of house…