Monthly Archives: October 2016

i fold

.. it’s not about the dirty laundry or the origami of us – the barely held together creases and the places we’ve broken, and broken through. It’s not even about the reality: that you hold all the cards. Okay, it’s … Continue reading

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something new

. snow. the crunch of it under her feet. the way the streets whooooooosh wet when the cars waltz by. (where is everybody going?) stars spilled, a crushed-glass ceiling overhead. the moon’s borrowed light. an old story spun on fresh … Continue reading

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Better Kindling

… The moon’s on fire again, akin to the dance-skip of her own bright journeyspill. Do you know her bubble-lull-shimmer-green-grin, the way she melts a shadow-sky; leaves us wanting? Her spark starts our twisted-crimsonrose fire, held breeze-soft in open jars … Continue reading

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It’s Monday, and

… The world’s all worn and wallowed; swallowed by its own storms. Spark me something new, some hue that says we might bleed ink, think ourselves (once, again) sane. Explain to me (and this lonely broken sky) why we spin … Continue reading

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Origami Dragon Plays Ro Sham Bo

.. Paper’s all it takes to mark that first spark, stretch it to a quiet, un-scissored sky. Ask her why she holds her breath, she’ll tell you the day is too long for all this rocky skin. Fold her twice, … Continue reading

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liquid volume

.. turn it up, twister sister: they say absinthe maketh the heart grow fonder. brandy? dandy. whose cider you on? gin. rum. me? our best kept rush-and -secret: vodka. with a simple mix her, elixir. vapor. rise. the sun’ll come … Continue reading

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dragon post-it

… back soon. burning for a crimson sky. wait for me {sealing wax, string and all} by the sea.   …

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Shadow Sighed

.. Ms. Moon is a dripping wet willowy girl goblin, glowed green in her own wild glare. P(l)uck her from the air and whisp -her low voices to her wall of mist lips, and she’ll come un -done, one last … Continue reading

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abbreviated weather report, part deux

{with apologies to Basho} .. froggy, with a splash! of ……….chance.     ..  

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abbreviated weather report

{with apologies to Mr. Sandburg} … foggy, with a chance of kittens.   ..

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