Monthly Archives: May 2013

what’s left

There is an equation for this: an imbalance of temperature added to wind shear equalling an F5 swath of correction one mile wide.  For us, it’s personal, raising brick of what used to be a city to find some(one) any(thing) … Continue reading

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refraction

today overlaps dual-exposed on the retinae stretches all buses to double-deckers and cupcakes rise in ghost wedding cake layers my eyes are dreaming though the body walks awake ***Who knew a pharmacologic side effect could inspire poetry?

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weird sounds: the bellgoat

Originally posted on eulonia country:
bellgoat comes from over the mountain. a bellgoat is your neighbor growing out her hair. bellgoat knows the anatomy by heart of every dream in which you will end up running after somethingyou can’t see.…

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velliety into volition

Paul (from somewhere in Romans):  For I do not do what I want, but do the very thing I hate.   If only I were a better mother a kinder daughter a truer lover, less a liar sighed into air and forgotten; inclination … Continue reading

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memory

  We all have shadows, person-shaped thrown against our hearts sometimes, mine dance.    

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the promiscuity of pollen

Summers, I drive past regimented rows of patented plants weedless and well-watered behind signs saying where seed DNA was spun, like gold from straw was once, magic from a mundane wheel; but centrifuged stiltskin-like and greedy for progeny. There’s no stopping the … Continue reading

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what we are

for T   I don’t read tarot any more or enumerate names, but there is safety in archetypes predicting the obvious and blaming a planetary dance for the outcome. What we are is more real than a construct of cards fanned flat on … Continue reading

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