Tag Archives: word-painting

Nkemkama

purpleeyed lemur long-limbing it up curtains instead of vines, she slides sinuous into cat-shaped corners. Nkemkama means “mine is the best” in Igbo.

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this is a crying out

this is a crying out the music wolves make but from one throat howling wordless & blown through body made flute is this love or worship summoning– or are they the same thing sounding this call that shakes bones to sand

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