Friday, August 5, 2011

City Surgery

The imbalance of ancientness hangs heavy overhead-
dangling steel verticals, whom distilled in the ether
of new dead air, are wrapped by sterility:
the night smog wound illuminated by neon billboards
they cut through the alley night streets with precision,
slicing the bulbous tumour from her roots

--Jack Little (b. 1987) is a British writer who currently lives in Mexico City. When not writing poetry he edits The Ofi Press magazine and manages the Mexican national cricket team. You can find out more information about both of these ventures at: and

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