take some from her

i drop the sunlight             down her

the rum is bright red          her


marbles roll out my eyes

i’ve painted my fingernails xyla

yellow      through who soft wind soars     until impact



Charlie Baylis is from Nottingham, England. He is the Editor of Anthropocene. His poetry has been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize and once for the Forward Prize. His most recent publication is Swimming (the Red Ceiling Press) He spends his spare time completely adrift of reality.