Today there is a surfeit of light
Two drunks, still going from last night,
by Elie Wiesel, Meister Eckhardt,
of light are planted everywhere
and is combed out by the street.
leaping from rock to rock
Later, the curtain is pulled inside,
clasp gleaming like a nut.
David Musgrave is the author of Glissando: A Melodrama, which was shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Award for Fiction. His poetry collection Phantom Limb was awarded the Grace Leven Prize for poetry and shortlisted for the WA Premier’s and SA Festival Awards for Poetry.