Willawong. Sixteen years old
walking home from school
meeting Johnno. A pack of fags by the road.
Time has made me think of again.
We stop in the alley.
Lick, slop, the mouthfeel
oral fixation, the
At first it’s weird but the taste not unpleasant
coolness across your body. Relax.
Time to stop being mad with
Dad found out: the music of knees cracking fags
crunching under his weight the
Time to stop
Chris Holdsworth is an emerging writer currently studying a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Creative Writing) at QUT.