Daily Archives: April 6, 2012

survival tactic

no more wearing my heart          on my sleeve, she says.   that’s what pockets are for.  

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Getaway

Let’s just go. You’ve got the keys and I’ve got this Lake ache right where my heart should be and the need for sand between toes and wave’s lullaby and clouds rolling by like snowy white promises, silver-slivered hope. Let’s … Continue reading

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secrets and salt

(a shadorma)  unwrap my skin, delve your fingers deep into my heart’s earth; scatter what you find, seeds blown out to waiting wind.    

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Creature Conundrum

Oh, Mr. Platypus. (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) …..Duck ………billed …………….Beaver ……tailed …………..Otter ….,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,footed …..Semi-aquatic ………….Monotreme …………………………………………Aussie enigma. You befuddled scientists scratching overstuffed PhD filled heads …………..Fauna or fraud? …..Survival of the…oddest? …………………………….Taxidermist? God? Oh, Frankenstein’s mammal monster ……….Stitched-together …………………….Egg-laying …..Identity crisis. In … Continue reading

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Camouflage

Please don’t find me here under these pepper fronds, coffeed lips and keyed fingertips hungry for morning. I have pulled down gentle cloud and wrapped my -self in tangled tangoed breeze be -neath these whispering trees for a reason, etched … Continue reading

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