Heriot Toun in summer

Words for Spring 2017

Instructions for Love Bomb



Muslims and other Norwegians create a ring of peace around a synagogue in Oslo, chanting "No to anti-semitism, no to Islamophobia"  20th February, 2015


Take this mob and hollow out its core.

Construct a line like yeilding traffic or braiding hair,
one from each side at a time.

Use it to ring the object of your attention.

Now turn your back.

Uncurl your fist and observe the length
of lifeline, how it disappears into pulse.

Link your pointing finger with your neighbours'
on the left and on the right.

Raise your arms to the sky.

Form a star.

Say no.


Marjorie Gill

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