Category Archives: Poetry

Apple

The apple doesn’t beg to be loved, it keeps still, appling to the utmost, as rain and sunlight seep into the gravity of its core. Photo by Josef Sudek

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Devotional

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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Where To?

As the steps narrowed toward a terrible totemic infinity she realized that foreboding hailed from a gothic lineage backlit by a fathomless source. #65 from Untitled Film Poems Image by Cindy Sherman

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Testament

Kettled by mass and slow-building infinity, solitude begs nothing of stone and receives a woman through to which to flesh out its lone, fretted hymn and testament. #64 from Untitled Film Poems Image by Cindy Sherman

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First and Last Steps

It was an option, one that promised an ending— The steps seemed endless. #63 from Untitled Film Poems Image by Cindy Sherman

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Star

There was never going to be any show, she knew that. Yet she fed on the light to counteract an unappeasable hunger, to star where the emptiness reamed darkest. #62 from Untitled Film Poems Image by Cindy Sherman

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Oxygen

Out here, things were different. The rough patches felt, if not smoother, then at least manageable. This was also a place where she could check her dreams at the door, and not pay them the kind of mind that always … Continue reading

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Arson

All it would take is a single match, and everything inside her that had dried into tinder. Funny, that it would be the house and not her engulfed in flames, but the heat would blister and violently press needles into … Continue reading

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Perspective

The hidden symmetryin goingis that its patternsdon’t reveal themselvesuntil hindsightfans outand clarifiesthe marvels of lettingand perspective. #59 from Untitled Film Poems Image by Cindy Sherman

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Not-It-Girl

Did you want a bitch, or a super-heroine? Or perhaps just a mop and bucket for sticky linoleum, for hangovers that crawl into high-rise offices? Whatever it is you want or need, forget me, I’m not the “it” tagged in … Continue reading

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