What beauty is there in calamitous profanity?
The earth is hot;
It is a warning.
Leave your t-shirt on,
Get uncomfortable and think about it.
MaryJane Thomson is a writer and photographer. Her published works include, Sarah Vaughan is not My Mother (Awa Press, 2013), Fallen Grace (HeadWorx, 2014), Lonely Earth (HeadWorx, 2015) and Songs of the City (HeadWorx, 2016). She has also appeared in journals Blackmail Press (NZ), Broadsheet (NZ), Valley Micropress (NZ) and OutCryer (USA). She lives in Wellington, New Zealand.