Category Archives: Poetry

Please Don’t Tell Me It Is Reality

Please don’t tell me it is reality. Please don’t try and persuade and convince me of how very real it is or must be because it has appeared in a dozen social media feeds cross-referenced by noise layered on top … Continue reading

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Alchemical Cahoots

There are, the wizard explained, contracts with the invisible world. There are binding contracts. And ones that can be dissolved. How can I tell the difference between one and another? Listen. Listen for what? Listen. For? Listen for listening. Listen … Continue reading

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If Angels

It isn’t easy to mend broken wings. It takes time and something else. Ask any angel you see walking down the street weighed down by unspecified cargo, or, those that are touring the backs of their brains in search of … Continue reading

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Feast

Every utterance, meat and bone in a mutable feast, in which you, as chef and patron alike, come to understand the nature of appetite in relation to words seasoned for infinite digestion.

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Yours Truly

Mystery can only be expressed through Mystery– its reflection that of a feather casting a shadow upon a wind that holds forever in the lightest regard.

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Into the Blue

I have been scratching at air since I was a child, and have had the good fortune of feeling into words that have fallen out of thin blue nowhere– And these words I have gathered, or to put it more … Continue reading

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Blue Star

Recalling the ceremony I had yet to attend– the night of the Blue Star– in which he promised that a locomotive would run through my chest except the locomotive would feel light as a feather– these words, crystalline echoes in … Continue reading

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Vision

Nowhere is now here— A slight shift in perception, can change everything.

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Weight of Writing

A row of teethmarks in the spine of a pencil– Stressing a sentence.

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Moonglow Under Review

Grateful for Candice Louisa Daquin’s advance review of my new book of poetry, Moonglow on Mercy Street (due out soon from CSF Publishing). Moonglow on Mercy Street by John Biscello When you read a lot of poetry for a living, … Continue reading

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