Monthly Archives: November 2012

Originally posted on createdavidt:
Those lips aren’t thin They are bursting with words Beestung with sweet nectar Your lipbalm is royal jelly Those lips spit verses As frequently as sailors fling curses Those lips aren’t thin They taste the earth…

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Frost paintings (thanksgiving acrostic)

Thin-drawn frost paintings Hug my window this morning Angling condensation into Nautilus patterns, or ferns. Knowing physics is what Shapes patterns on this Glass, and how crystal forms independent of vision Innocent of the beauty it creates is no less … Continue reading

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thanksgiving, 2012

i would rather embody grace than say it, hands folded neatly over these plates, shining my grandmother’s pattern & i remember her hands stroking napkins to smoothness on this table, teaching me the placement of plates & which forks to … Continue reading

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unvarnished

if i parse myself in pieces they never add up to pretty still, this skin that burns and never tans is the same that sings under your hands & my lips’ bare thinness parts to let tongues twine in a … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Rule of Stupid:
Part three of my essential Blog tips is here – whoo hoo. yay. great. I have been told by the Society for the Protection of the Over-Sensitive that I cannot post this without including…

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countdown

tomorrow we are 30 days from apocalypse again, calculated by the ancient wise they say, but really just the end of the Mayan long count before another cycle of numbering births in a  stretch keeping time the way only they … Continue reading

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Words: Beyond and before words

by Noel Ihebuzor and Susan Daniels   before Babel maybe there was a word for this me you raise not from anything dead but sleeping & deep this me that answers & opens throating every word ever spoken in any … Continue reading

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