In November 2014, I returned to SPILL Festival Ipswich, this time as one of the SPILL Writers. Here is my response to a piece by Debbie Guinnane (which the website might have messed with the formatting a little). There is more by all the SPILL Writers here, and more writing will emerge from this period soon...

 

Gastropoda

Chalk.

Chalk.

            Flour.

Flour.

Flour.

Water.

Milk.

            Flour.

            Flour.

            Flour.

            Flour.

Water.

Milk.

Clay.

Clay.

Clay.

Clay.

Clay.

Vomit.

            Flour.

            Flour.

                        Clay.

                        Clay.

                                    Vomit.

Sponge.

Sponge.

Sponge.

            Flour

            Flour.

            Flour.

            Flour.

Water.

Milk.

                        Clay.

                        Clay.

Emergency blanket.

Sponge.

            Sponge.

                        Sponge.

Water.

Milk.

                        Clay.

                        Clay.

                        Clay.

                                                Emergency blanket.

                                                Sponge.

                                                            Sponge.

                                                                        Sponge.

            Flour.

Flour.

                                    Sponge.

                                                Sponge.

                                                            Sponge.

Swimming aids.

Swimming goggles.

Swimming cap.

Clay.

Breathing.

Breathing.

 

Five                                          buckets                                      of                                                       water.

Tiny                                                                  plastic                                                                              pig.