Tag Archives: prayer

Peerless

Fasting on remedial prayers, hunger flinting the strike of peerless light at tunnel’s end. Advertisements

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Cup

The simpling of the heart as it pours fast light into a rimless cup.

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Gathering

Fantail of spraylight, touching upon gray matter– stones gather to pray.

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Pulpit-Free

Fasten your leanest prayers to the sweater-sleeves of a woman matching vespers to nocturnes with the grace of a pagan priestess no pulpit needed.

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How-To Manual

Hands reach, instinctively, because they understand what the mind’s fixed gears are sometimes too tight or slow to grasp: the necessity of shrinking distance through first contact, the dream-life of prayers.

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Shudder

Bracing the slide angle, where powerlessness begets a rim, a fingerhold at best. We play on, ordering encrypted light on dark notes, braving blights and chronic fade, we bless, jointly, by shudder and pale, with gospel caulking the sudden seams.

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Pour

So much light poured in, so much passive worth.

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Fold

small hands, immeasurable in their dignity and brood, folding paper cranes as grief rises to level tender shoots

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stones, passing

At the carnival I was most intrigued by the stone-swallower. A waifish bronze-skinned lady with dark hair, plaited, and slender fingers. I was rapt, watching the way she carefully arranged the stones to form a sort of pyramid at her … Continue reading

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