Quakes in China, the seaboard shelf. Whose faults
are these? I think I know. Inside the house
the windows shake. Some plaster falls.
China quakes on the cupboard shelf. Whose faults
are these: TV filling up with snow, some false
all-clears some decades back. I think I know the hows –
but whys… a China Syndrome of halts
and starts somewhere where the core is housed.
– after Akhmatova
His massive shadow thrown against the [...]