Category Archives: shadorma

becoming (schizophrenic or woman)

it should be artless, this balance of welcome and reserve: one is not born, but rather becomes, a woman she did learn once what girls study in school, though witnesses will not testify and there are no books written with intelligence, … Continue reading

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snow day

six degrees freezes breath to steam new snow clings to my roof cloud-carved polar-bear hunger with icicle claws

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september rain

september brings rain we needed this july the burned grass uprooted to mud leaves crisp red over

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the dark spots on the sun

sometimes sun blooms dark spots, cooling his burning by degrees tempering infinite chained burning for moments do we cool, lover, in this way? our first heat damping back shifting to the controlled burn of a lasting flame?

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trying my hand at shadorma

you whisper to me your yearning so lightly a feather voiced with a weight that staggers inside one small word     The Shadorma is a Spanish poetic form made up of a stanza of six lines (sestet) with no set rhyme scheme. It … Continue reading

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