In this poem, the narrator, amongst ghosts and graveyards, reads the poem within the poem, stripping it on each successive reading by one line/two words, until it is reduced to its very essence, describing exactly how the narrator is feeling on this early morning drunken reverie: “dying”.
Ken Chau is a poet living in Melbourne, Australia. His poems have been published in Australia, France, Hong Kong, the UK and the USA. He is currently seeking a publisher for his collection of poems, Strawberries for Mr. Promise. He has never been to Volda, Norway but would like to go there one day.