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Transformation

There are times when it is necessary for the body to become its own cradle, a nest-fed rocking and grave trembling toward the loam of ceremony and siege, and while transformation isn’t easy, if you listen closely, tender ear to … Continue reading

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Starfucking

It was driving me crazy. I couldn’t stand the teasing anymore, the eternal seductiveness, so I fabled right through the roof and into the capacious night-sky to be with the stars, those luminous coquettes and avatars of celestial elegance, on … Continue reading

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Breathing Ground for Phoenixes

There are baby phoenixes burning inside my lungs. They want to grow into their deaths and fiery unabated splendor, want to consume the ash-cake coronating their birth-days, which matches abolition to symmetry. I am being asked, no forced to open … Continue reading

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City of Velvet Fog

Lamplit alley in the City of Velvet Fog. From The Jackdaw and the Doll.  

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The Shroud

K’s personal “Boogeyman”: The Shroud. From The Jackdaw and the Doll.    

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The Storyteller

Page from The Jackdaw and the Doll, a fable I wrote, which is being illustrated by Izumi Yokoyama. Inspired by a story about Franz Kafka.    

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The Gospel According to Heart

Become your own valentine. Carve your initials in the soft yielding bark of your rooted hidden self, dwell there, with choice tenderness swelling the boundaries of your troubadour heart. Become true to your own basking, to the wonder-wheeling molecular bond … Continue reading

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Present Musings

Houses of a Crystal Muse, featuring the poetry of John Biscello and Antoinette Nora Claypoole, and images by Issa De Nicola and Anthony Distefano, is now available in two editions: black and white and full color, with alternate covers. Purchase here. … Continue reading

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Embers Flaring

Houses of a Crystal Muse, a poetic dialogue/collaboration between myself and Antoinette Nora Claypoole, will be released by Wild Embers Press next week. Also featuring images by Issa de Nicola and Anthony Distefano.  Wild Embers is offering free review copies. Here … Continue reading

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Here Lies Everything

Oh, those crazy Muses, existing well beyond the borders of logic and reason, their joyful disquiet relative to the epic savvy and hunger of dwarf stars, and harmonies sounded to mine the lyrical lore of what lies buried and forgotten … Continue reading

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