Mitch Tomas Cave

Mitch Tomas Cave is based on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. His work has appeared in Australian Poetry Anthology, Cordite, Rabbit, Voiceworks, Plumwood Mountain, and numerous others. His manuscript, How to Eat Fire and Why, was shortlisted for the 2018 Subbed In Chapbook Prize.

when i tell you to run, you must run

almost like x-ray vision the new skin of here they come and soon the owl back to life will notice what happened in time as well as the egg yolk deposits for our new bodies each nightmare kept under pillow …

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blood loss

closing stone you and me in apartment complex blue dreaming in the soft of night air you nurse a fever pale water rushing to your head of course there are rules that we follow hold raw flesh in one hand …

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nightmares, or side effects may include

i dream a lot i dream of a man wandering a forest smoke exalting from his shoulder blades i become paint wrapped around my skin i move like rain and swallow moonlight for dinner when dawn comes i hide myself …

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Swan Song

i have spent these small infinities calculating whether or not God is made of paper * i omit breath with an ocean in my veins drowning beneath the plunge of your golden resurrection * there are swans monitoring the swamp …

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