Monthly Archives: April 2016

Immigration Laws

We are immigrants in our own skin, flash-fire refugees who get by with falsified papers, fake IDs, and forged signatures. If caught and found guilty of a trespass or transgression, we pardon ourselves in our native tongues, language a placeholder … Continue reading

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Aperture

Fade, how the light, contracting Amnesia, tenderly submits by subtly engaging a trick lens.

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Annul

Forgiveness, gravity’s claim on cells duly annulled.

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Wordprey

Anais Nin, draped in a negligee of text– naked lunch break?

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Brood

  At the wound’s core, dark luscious ravels of text, courting, inviolate measures, the fathomless brood of Beauty’s End.

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Preschool, a Love Story

Jilly, aged three, bared her teeth & bit Jack, four, hard on the arm, breaking skin & drawing blood. Stunned, Jack’s baby blues ballooned & gaped at Jilly, bright with malice & glee. Why Jilly why, Jack cried, nursing his … Continue reading

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Tangle

Grief, a tangle of hidden hands emerging to bury you standing.

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Cleft

Kiss, the clefting of vowels while she brings your mouth to praise.

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Bound

Intimacy, the skeining of desire, bound by recourse.

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God’s Word Against Mine

And on the eighth day she was diagnosed an Artist, and saw that it was good and fierce and necessary, and went forth creating like a madwoman, rattling gravity shackles to the din of furor and crumbling towers within.

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