Monthly Archives: March 2018

Juice

Slow kind of winter, Spring, mainlining taproot juice, hastens light to mold. Advertisements

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Lovesong, the Remix

It became a goal, soul-mate to my own damned self– Nerves on the first date.

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No Dominion

It was about time, epitaph planned in advance– Will you dance with me?

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Savor

It is that mouth, pursed, sentencing savor to burn, to kiss, between lines.

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Snapshot

(Excerpt from Raking the Dust) Seven years later, reflecting upon an analytical snapshot held up to the light: Thirty-three, unemployed, a boatload of debt, drinking excessively, divorcee, amateur plumber of shit-clogged pipe dreams—when I got my head stuck up my … Continue reading

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Pearl Diver

She, the pearl-diver, master of holding her breath, breathes out, and rises.

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Pearl

Drowned at a young age, angel to a sunken arc– find her pearl-diving.

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Easter

She, tender Sunday, wearing only beads of rain– her skin held the light.

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Meeting D.J.

(Excerpt from Raking the Dust) I see you decided to join me. I didn’t want you to drink alone. We sat at an empty table flanking the wall. The band was now playing a mournful ballad.  Something about two lovers … Continue reading

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Winged

How little they know, of her flights beyond reason– Her world, winged, widens.   (Artwork by Izumi Yokoyama)

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