Tag Archives: pantoum

Before

Thanks KB Did she dance or fall, steps choreographed By gods or devils, before the moon’s birth; Her hands stained by fruit already bitten? I cannot know, because I am no Eve. I do not remember innocence. I was never … Continue reading

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i do this

i don’t listen to mangione much any more just in early fall or sometimes spring since the night i met him & forgot your name for a second time, difficult to hear over all that brass just in early fall or sometimes spring … Continue reading

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becoming this us

bodies blend to become this us promised in your hands how they open to mine how our eyes echo feeling this us promised in your hands painting skin all colors with one touch how our eyes echo feeling the way … Continue reading

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for beauty’s sake–original and pantoum

So–this is a poem I wrote back in 1985 originally: A flowershop rosebud opened too soon your petals crumble to ash in my palm traces of gray I carelessly brush from my fingertips ***and here it is reworked into pantoum … Continue reading

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