Monthly Archives: April 2013

sema

in the beginning the arms are crossed the body unbloomed bowed tight, folded contained a marionette needing strings snapped through the spin and in  it there is surrender the call to open/loose room for arms to shape an unstudied empty wide enough … Continue reading

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Notes from an Atheist:

Agree, disagree, agree to disagree–no matter. I think we can all agree this is one HELL of a poem.

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The Morning After

If wine is bottled poetry what is the cure for intoxication when, having drunk too deep I dance to the reeling word keeping time to music only I hear, when the bottle sits, empty and spun after a  game spinning … Continue reading

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Faith(less): a sijo

We whining dots shade/the corner/of a pointillist painting. Lose the art/we have no eyes for it/if we look deep/we see Symmetry/water-spun/the message/of diatoms.

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hopping

The new season shivers and leaps Over jetstreams like skipping rope. We can only watch, winter weak, As the season shivers and leaps It keeps no promises, but creeps Inconstantly from rain to snow. The new season shivers and leaps … Continue reading

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baking from scratch

We think more of ourselves than things rolled from clay and spit should. That sound that sparked galaxies, seeded worlds, impersonal as fish releasing roe into an indifferent ocean– what of it?  Whether it was a bang or a shout is … Continue reading

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Figuration

Originally posted on Chromapoetica:
van Gogh paints stars on the interior of a hadron collider, excitation modes divining the luminous day of the psyche, ebullience of the creative moment as comets seed the earth kaleidoscopic supersymmetry unveils strange loops, circumscribed…

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