Tag Archives: Quickly Summer

Iamb-ivalent

I like the way the rhythm sounds, the way the stresses make their rounds. These scattered phrases have their beat, but still they trip on their own feet. Iamb a poet without a cause, a rebel p(r)oser who’ll take a … Continue reading

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skipping a beat

  prompted by quickly.  

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Resonance

.. Sound is the lull -aby. Noise is the alarm. Sound is the hum of sky. Noise is the storm. Sound is the strum of blue. Noise bleeds red through and through. Noise is the cough of Venus or Mars. … Continue reading

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Sticky Vinyl

.. Miles and miles and miles and miles and miles to go in a hungry deep green Ford Gran Torino and Are We There Yet and She’s on My Side and a board on the floor so we can both … Continue reading

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Stuck in Craw

.. and clawing through yet another box. We’ve asked directions (in? out? toward? above? between?) and analyzed our own bright dreams. Does it mean that we must tell bold stories in comic strips, sit on indigo chairs until the hourglass … Continue reading

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Garden, Party of One

.. My sense of a-where-ness comes in small comforts – the shiny snake of a scar where a bad scrape has healed, the twigs braided into my hair after hiding under whispering trees. Come, catch a wayward fairy with me … Continue reading

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Definition of Home

.. Allow me to illustrate with colored pencils and chalk, fingerprint hieroglyphics on sliding glass. Things get spilled – milk, tears, songs. We don’t always know all the words, but we’ve gotten very good at humming. Olive green couch, about … Continue reading

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Local Color

.. Fling green everywhere you go and throw a little in digo in, too. Azure tide, alpine blue, free spirit; let’s gather-spatter wandering willow, fancy flirt, frag -rant cloves. Dunk your hungry hands in and finger-paint this sky in all … Continue reading

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clawed feet

{a standoff with the crimson chair in the corner of granny’s parlor} . have a seat, it beckons. but i am not fooled. the devil has sat there, i am sure of it. i can still see the outline of … Continue reading

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this just in

. {come, lie on my couch awhile, and i’ll tell you a story…} . i just sneezed 13 times! with a hiccup in between! did you know that nothing rhymes with orange, or tangerine? the sky is falling! the earth … Continue reading

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