Tag Archives: fire

Arson

Committing arson, five-alarm siren on screen– Louise Brooks, how you burned.     Advertisements

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Mark Rothko

Rending light to fit an artist’s capacity to survive caste form.   (Artwork by Mark Rothko)

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Horizon

Some silence, you see, is not golden, not really– long dark shadow cast.   (Artwork by Mark Rothko)

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Wish You Were Here

 Send us postcards from your loneliest places, your fault-lines and secret rivets, send us words and we promise not to burn them, we promise that something of the ineffable will stick, as if a lasting thorn in God’s bruised paw.

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Furls

Feted, by an angel’s glassy hands, slow-burning river of sound, pooling white fire in rounded furls.

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Arclight

Bidden by tatters, and gravity’s mutable arc, the palpitations guide me. They are subtle, duly engaged, a milk-slow run of shivers. Bracing the rim, I peer out of cavedark: everything is sudden, color-soaked, a ferocious din and melt, fringed shawls … Continue reading

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Yoko Ono

Woman, vimming grace, there is no need to explain– Your fire, your fate.

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Perish

Man’s crisis of faith, bailing, fiercely, flames and dearth– How to birth perish.

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Braille

Devotion, by torchlight– Braille for lovers when reading each other’s skin and engraving touch in the scented dark.

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Hale

Hymn, inside Her, by which lovers pass hale music, and fire, through a needle’s hallowed eye.

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