Category Archives: photography

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. (Poem … Continue reading

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Immigration Laws

We areimmigrants in our own skin,flash-fire refugeeswho get by with falsified papers,fake IDs, and forged signatures.If caught and found guiltyof a trespassor transgression,we pardon ourselvesin our native tongues,language a placeholderfor the nameswe were forcedto annul. (Poem from the collection, Arclight.)

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Claim for the Meek

I do not want to see the face of God. I want to see her mask, where and for whom it cracked, the causal history of lines and fissures; want to trace, with blind mute innocence, the light quartered and … Continue reading

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This Dreamed Life

Remember me to the ease of light, its pause and passage, we are not long for this earth, which swallows us, and our lovetagged bones, as a matter of natural course and radical recomposition, all the gifts, and hopes unwound … Continue reading

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Seating Arrangement

The girl in the chair is no longer the girl in the chair, she is neither here nor there, she is always and forget-me-not, soul-spray and glacial uproar causing a siege, she is the spidery patterns of her exploded heart, … Continue reading

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Please Sit Down

No sitters to tend, solvent to its own winter, if these floors could talk.

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A Star is Born

Rending the cosmos, to midwife its own star-seed, to papoose night-bloom.

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Chain Reaction

Night swallowing its own tale of snake swallowing its own tail of night.

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Ties that Bind

Seven years later, the pupa stage of marriage– Who the hell are you?

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Full Moon Rising

Howling, to contract space for deeper emptying, to swallow moons whole.

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