Eggs sizzling in the rivers of fat from the bacon, sausages and black pudding of others
As they pile on the pounds that threaten to consume them, to suck them into their own
vortex, their own centre of gravity, the iris of the self.
A black dot contracting and expanding.
At nine AM
for its last breath
it swims away like a black tadpole
in a downfall of freshly squeezed orange juice
diluted by creamy warm coffee
stalked by hot scalding tea
bumped along and shifted into
a soft yolky sandpit landing …
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