From the LabLit science verse series

Lloyd Graham 24 February 2008

just a nuclear raspberry
blown in the pillow-talk
of a big bang

a faint hum comes
from the bad hair day
of its electronic halo

those damn flies,
it swears, always
flirting with strangers

Related information

This poem won the poetry prize in the second CSIRO Creative Writing competition.

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