A scheming, bounding limpness
pounced on her.
those expansionist hair-splits.
Drip-shouldered idle dreamers
bawling into Cinzanos.
We've been played a swindle-ploy
- might as well go home.
Christopher Barnes's collection Lovebites was published in 1998 by Chanticleer Press. He is working on a collaborative art and literature project with Lisa Matthews titled How Gay Are Your Genes. He has been involved in Fivearts Cities' poetry postcard event, which exhibited at Seven Stories children's literature building, as well as a solo art/poetry exhibition at The People's Theatre.