Daily Archives: April 3, 2022

parentheticals 

(a glosa) since feeling is firstwho pays any attentionto the syntax of thingswill never wholly kiss you;– E. E. Cummings  :: we’ve developed a thirst for the ways the world bends, the trends that make and break us, the runways and the head-lines and … Continue reading

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Cinderella Smells a Rat 

So, the clock strikes midnight and that’s the end of it?  The mice turn back,a lost shoe? (The damned things were killing her feet, anyway.)  Listen, Pumpkin:after all that, if he only recognizes you by size (aching feet or otherwise), maybe it’s time to for you to steal a real horse and shoo,before … Continue reading

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Scented Ink and Silence 

She writes in wild -flowered breeze and umbered earth, past life beer-stained napkins and muddled storm all forms of desert breeze. Her fingers ache of starched parch-ment paper indigo quill spill, scratch-and-sniff stickers and AquaNet fugue the dusty memory of old books, nutmeg, musty wood. Most days, she’s good … Continue reading

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