Tag Archives: wordles

kinetic energy

… we have transformed our weapons (curious swords) into something more than all this deep, bright skin. the view is fine from here, a shadowed path of deep breath and longing. pick me a daisy, a hazy day bent sideways, … Continue reading

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Teachable Impostures

.. The sky has spoken. Broken open, spilled and filled me to the brim with a mess of un -dressed sighs, unstressed syllables level in their waiting, and I am feeling surreal, cerulean, ocean blue and kicked in foamy teeth. … Continue reading

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Poetry Hiatus

. Give me something I can use, some radiant blues and a matching breeze, something besides this river of bones, word stones longing for sharper teeth. Save me from these distant shallows, the mask that swallows up the rest of … Continue reading

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Fertile Poet Doublespeak

.. Breathe deep of this well whirligig -led spill, the double -speak of sacred spell. Change sleep to wide-eyed chance and keep the astro -nom (de plume) -ical difference.   .. prompted by poetic asides

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Oceans and Orchards

. Has the world gone mad? A deep ache in its own ancient springs, a superstitious shake of salt over left shoulder. Our fault lines are showing. Trace them in the sand, stain them to your skin – strength in … Continue reading

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Happy, on Hiatus

.. We wait for snow. And breath, and slow dark ebony coffee and the blind be -lief that the earth will keep spinning with great élan. We pause just north of dawn, knowing there’s a child somewhere with more questions, … Continue reading

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One for the Nut House

. Oh, how I wanted to boil my hat, a sequence that made no sense to anyone outside my little cherry box. We were all as latelate -late as watches on chains and white rabbits can measure, a slow roiling … Continue reading

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Slack Knuckles, Truculent Smile

.. It’s an arrangement for fools. She is re: verse osmosis, cloy in her own pow -dered sugar glaze. He is be -draggled tweak, dirty jeans and pew -ter cheek just browsing her pillow. Don’t hold them responsible. Don’t let … Continue reading

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What’s your twenty?

. Purple feeble pest -(s)ilence (slightly hollow) and leaning just one breath south -ward of my ………………-stic. Consolation prize: this soil ………-ed donkey is just your size.   . Whirlygiggled.    

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vellichor

(noun): the strange wistfulness of a used bookstore . we tunnel through the stacks, run our hungry fingers over the dog-eared pages of the classics – how many before us have inhaled this Austin, that Dickens? our hearts quicken at … Continue reading

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