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After Party

She, Lazarus, back from the dead, with a musical vengeance— A beat, Christ, please, she asks of her martyred D.J., half-light, half-man, and out climbs her voice, grinding through rubble, a dark velvet toy wound up for centuries, released, on … Continue reading

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Immigration Laws

We are immigrants in our own skin, flash-fire refugees who get by with falsified papers, fake IDs, and forged signatures. If caught and found guilty of a trespass or transgression, we pardon ourselves in our native tongues, language a placeholder … Continue reading

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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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Thickening Plot

The lessons were simple– Never take a bath in fast-drying cement, and never love a man who won’t do your back when everything hardens quickly.   (Photo by Heather Ross)

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Bathwater Blues

I held out my hands, when you asked me to come clean– Sorry for the mess.   (Photo by Heather Ross)

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Vines

No one said a word, but the house knows the story– The doors remain locked.   (Photo by Heather Ross)    

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Holding Pattern

Even now, it’s vague, how an image claims absence– Looking back, I freeze.   (Photo by Heather Ross)    

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Review Copies of Arclight

Dear Citizens of the Blogverse: My debut poetry collection, Arclight, will be released in mid-February by Indie Blu(e) Publishing. I am offering a limited number of advance digital copies to readers who may be interested in reviewing the book (on … Continue reading

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Claim for the Meek

Poem from Arclight. Coming this February from Indie Blu(e) Publishing. 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 … Continue reading

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Arclight

Cover reveal for my debut poetry collection, Arclight. Coming this February by Indie Blu(e) Publishing.    

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