'Imprints of Water' by Joan Fleming

The blue painted wall and the blue painted pipe
with its throat jagged out
is the first thing I photograph
because I like blue
and to my very shame
I have liked brokenness.

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Joan Fleming

Joan Fleming

Joan Fleming is the author of two books of poetry, both published by Victoria University Press, Failed Love Poems (2015) and The Same as Yes (2011), and the chapbook Two Dreams in Which Things Are Taken (Duets, 2010). She has recently completed a creative thesis in ethnopoetics, and currently lives in Madrid.

Photograph © Limbo Agency

Published in November 2017, no. 396

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