V E L O

By and | 1 December 2010

top knot (?)
bike trajectory
wires cut the blue
filed somere bunched
up others ride wide
aberrant onescarse
collisions every 30 secs the
electricity fizzes
m ear m dances
the slowest era
under the sun
bump sunny
concrete cracks
thoracic
breathing
apparatus
fishing net
shadows
wet match

blue yellow
red chiasmus
wanted to drag
the mtn bike kids off but
they were too fast
for me finished
before id started
the sun was in m eyes
n i rolled m foot on
a stick everything ends
up on the roof in
the end

n 8 means theres 1 to
go til 9 or thereabouts
fuck this mtn so much depends
on a blue helmet ants and
fruit flies getting lost in my
leg hair a truck reverse
fucking concre
kettle again
they ride
that dent
fadeout
do the
Lemons (or limes) in
a bag and wrapped into a nice
Parsely too big for the post box
with Minty fresh breath
Pumpkin
(5)

apes)

the last of the
fruit jubies, a man cycling in the wrong direction wings
flapping, “tenuous balance”,
overhead ghouls cycle “galah
over there” “i know” “2 galahs”
drink from the ck ghouls
replenish their bidons at the
ck “6 galahs”


m handlebarsre mud folding
into cakes in m hands i
space them on concrete of
drome allowing room for
the rise early sun

freezing knuckle seasons
begun
trail of post anzac
smashed hard rubbish
down the street
dreamt of a ‘chair of hard knocks
 style
chair of kids
standing near the drome
singing ‘wonderwall’
asked them to sing quieter
and their leader said no he
had a shaved head the
rooster had plumes it
played with the irish setters it
taped blades to its toes and
fought for money the treeline
fine clouds n surf neon white
back at the monk’s “windmill”

to ‘roll the legs over, open up
the sternum’ … found orange drink bottle
man walks by with French foreign
legion
cap
small dogs w. diamante swastikas
for collars
… the one with the nozzle you grip
w. yo teeth
the sub 29 sec lap
this one at 28.80s
a stealthy dude appears
n pops your lung or uncle
sun eyes clouds theres no
sense of drama in any air
even the breathed bitsre clear
even the breathed bikesre clear

does lenticular mean ‘lentil-shaped’
?
breathe yr way thru a cap
which i would prefer
3000 laps or 3000 words ?
an orange drink bottle to grip
w. m teeth the time
of duration as the front wheel
rolls across the chessboard
6.0 / ? 30 seconds x 10
= 5 minutes
‘those minaretsre new’
are they minarets .. ?
shaped like a floor
or switch
the space of duration
flag-waving

THE LENKO
DOODLE
ART SHOW
press-on tattoo
rack of conviction
?
nozzle grip
lapsed
sprint on the fourth
bike frame squeaking under
velcro arse
sunday drive
shaved edges of lawn
what is
concrete ___ exercise
? I prefer the sound of
cycling to jogging too many
grunts of
exertion Hands made of stickytape
crumbs too big for the sparrows

THE LENKO
DOODLE
ART SHOW
lost his fin
glued it back on

ALASKA
fifty laps
numb nuts

…sometime

legs know
what you did
behind their shades
kids look at
you like they
know or
at least theyre
making a
good guess
ALASKA
TANGENTS

all the
birds knows
about
muffins
n everything
tastes like
blue / gatorade
premix
ALASKA

Alaska
SUBSPEW
think id like to stay
within the subspew
level i think i cracked

fifty seconds
drinking tomato sauce
4 breakfast tastes
like water are these
pedals orre they pastilles
ya cant even begin to sit on it

the longer you look at it
the uglier it gets but
dromes beautys eternal

38 secs to write a poem
bee sits cmon a bird call
sits from its beak like
bee
from clover
carn-nation sweetened condensed
milk

Alaska 9.30am 00.00:42.33
stop
accrue
lemon wedge seat
ripped bike
counting traffic

seasonably affective sneeze
didnt know you as a slagger
er ‘spitter’
only after jogging and only
in st kilda
velodrome
i used to ride to ride m skateboard there

SITTING IN GEAR THE DROME HUMS
MERRI CREEK
POWERBOATS HUM WE TALK A LOT
ABOUT SEX N PATCHING FENCES
A SCHOOLS RINGING A CROW PICKS UP

dreamt I found an old roof
I used to scratch words onto
my brother was there also
I was learning spanish &
had an exam but I didnt
know any words except the
word for write which wasnt
in the exam

its like swimming in the
surf resting on yr towel
n swimming in the surf

plastic pen on
blue painted metal
seventy lap
numbnuts
nick 28,47

dromes a bowl of mist
sock slurpees human dogs
its soupwracked!

claras drome Alaska
claras hemulen
claras golden drome
claras grey drome
claras grey nicolls
claras slazenger

settle cunt horse alaska
truck filled m eyes w grit

dewy con
crete how did the dark
chairs get so white

Eyesre iceballs!
Sleep w the wagtails
fingers thawed toes now frozen
thirty lake cupcake nausea
ocean liner
didn’t embarrass myself

how many times did I
count lap 17
repetition

wagtail distracts
lap count
one big bottle
of SINGHA BEER
please Jetstar to
Bairnsdale
from Lyon service *OPENS TODAY*
children
under twelve
sunday mornings an obsolete
course
spokes counting

overs with coopers caps “Ive
had bad experiences
“Im bad at the velodrome
my pedal caught on the
remember?

Te … bit rough”
lese bikes now
have any breaks!”
ill try and
st lap fast

Tomatoes
Rocket
Zucchini
Watermelons
Cherries (or gr
12 Apricots

recursive

orthogonal

Ref
83343925

down from the waist down
wagtail down 35 penises crossed
HIGH TENSILE
20 crow army
on toast
deflated

soccer ball metaphor
someone’s been nibbling at
my bike seat
(again)
long blue line
long red line _______________________
loop up up loop sustain
___________

well-padded
ices like pieces of fingers
1st suck on ventolin in
a year
feels great like smoking again
sex mushroomsve sprouted
counting layers like laps
lazers?

4 sad slow laps w. bag on

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