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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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The Jackdaw and The Doll

A work in progress street scene from “The Jackdaw and the Doll,” a fable I wrote inspired by a story about Franz Kafka. The book is being illustrated by Izumi Yokoyama, as her artistry interprets and realizes a world of … Continue reading

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Cuckoo

  Surreal torch song meets Laurel and Hardy in the Twilight Zone in this short film set in a one-room universe. Cuckoo-for-Cinema fundraising campaign coming soon, as we begin the intial stages in our inspired flight into the wild celluloid … Continue reading

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Seven Ways of Looking at a Starry Horse

Poem-art matrimony as part of the Poetry in Public Places Project.

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Seven Ways of Looking at a Starry Horse

A poem written in response to┬áIzumi Yokoyama’s “Wild Horse,” for an upcoming ekphrasis event. 1. The cosmos has no time for serious thought. Only horseplay, amorphic in a milkbath of dark matter. 2. Horse. A noun fashioned from the symmetry … Continue reading

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Winged

How little they know, of her flights beyond reason– Her world, winged, widens.   (Artwork by Izumi Yokoyama)

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Free Range

Nesting, she brooded on the future of free range– No claims to hold her.   (Artwork by Izumi Yokoyama)

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Empty, Full

Howling, to contract space for deeper emptying, to swallow moons whole.   (Artwork by Izumi Yokoyama)

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Pupa

Seven years later, the pupa stage of marriage– Who the hell are you?   (Artwork by Izumi Yokoyama)    

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Sheep

Wild sheep chase, ending in void’s double exposure– who’s following whom?   (Artwork by Izumi Yokoyama)

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