Marvel Universe

There is a level of insistence,
a shivering drumbeat, that comes with
being who you are, exactly, upon this earth,
fractures and all.
It is the very bones
of existential jazz, its jonesing and felicity,
and the greatest most supple genius lies
in learning to play yourself out,
seeding the art of who you are,
 and how you course, into thin air,
practing the scales of a molecular siege
that will always remain an unfinished
marvel in progress.
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About John Biscello

Originally from Brooklyn, NY, writer, poet, spoken word performer, and playwright, John Biscello now lives in Taos, New Mexico. He is the author of two novels: Broken Land, a Brooklyn Tale and Raking the Dust, and a collection of stories, Freeze Tag. His fiction and poetry has appeared in: Art Times, nthposition, The Wanderlust Review, Ophelia Street, Caper, Polyphony, Dilate, Militant Roger, Chokecherries, Farmhouse, BENT, The 555 Collective, Instigator, Brass Sopaipilla, The Iconoclast, Adobe Walls, Kansas City Voices, and the Tishman Review. His blog--Notes of an Urban Stray--can be read at johnbiscello.blogspot.com. Broken Land, a Brooklyn Tale was named Underground Book Reviews 2014 Book of the Year.
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