vignette the neighborhood into little stories – dematerialize the house you came from – the residue of the residents passing through the track – from absentia to lux and back to black – these lightning arteries mark the pulse points of civilization – bracket the manipulation of god – you’re only middle management in the […]
The dog has sneezed. I am chaste. The sword in the stone. I’m in my Empress energy. The archers are lining up. You are a pussy magnet. You use me for content. Hollow sidewalk will not support vehicles. I have nothing important to communicate. You have suffered a great disappointment. Maybe the trouble is you’re […]
To my brother & all those radicalized by extremism It has been so dry. Now, new flowers straighten in the hiss of rain & the wild falls pick up, taller than Niagara herself. The soft shale is carried away. This is Ithaca, birth, home. When you were a child,we found your name carved […]
Wild flamingos tip-toeing in a lake of acid grew / grow glands, adapting to / for an environment so toxic & super saturated with salt & most flamingos on Earth are born here, pink consuming.
a loophole in surround no believing no deceiving doubt feeding over found get to the truth the right version follow the money & the spectacle a bar of soap scrubbed cheeks ballooned out like an egg
The truth: I’ve spent too much time imagining. A different earth, where? This isn’t all what we were. All I was. Nights when I forget the winters. Where I grew up. Darkness—silence stayed untouched. I forget the garbage bags of clothes my grandmother bought for us kids from garage sales. Bargain bins. Then wet summer […]
Early morning winds vibrate a corn field outside. The window drapes fold me in a familiar light of this Indiana town, as the landscape of a man & I, naked & whorled from the other, are still in bed. A shadow growing large from impending sun. Not to touch me, as if controlling the machinery in […]
the sky settles like an ocean of blueberry juice squeezed on cosmos too much light pollution mires the stars to see their glint still i know they slosh and twinkle and beyond infinite space You cup Your hands ready to transfigure liquid night into curtain drawn wide how you split Red Sea thief in the night to snatch souls of the chosen invisible […]