Category Archives: poetry

Whip

You put me beneath glass to experiment–within a terrarium that captures images, but denies my voice. You’re scarcely aware, and only prod me when I don’t do what I am told. Isn’t this what you wanted for me, though? Or … Continue reading

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Anata* — After Seiki’s Study for an Ancient Romance: Man and Maiko**, 1896

I am a colorist, a signifier, and entertainer, disclosing memories that bloom in silent configurations.

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Stitched

Adjective: Drunk.

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Maim

To maul or to maim’s not part of the game; Either way, we end up feeling the same: Miserable and weakened, or, worse yet, Alive with those things we won’t speak of. These losses aren’t for me or for you; … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Silence Is Creation…

This is for you, mother. “Farewell the glistening mouth the trouble with silence oh mother the trouble the harmless pleasures and the ones that come to harm…” -Deborah Landau, The Last Usable Hour. Mother, oh mother, you’ve decided this: To … Continue reading

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Mingle

“Passion and reason are only the transformation of the mind toward the better or the worse.” -Seneca the Younger. Talk to me. Tell me, father, what I must know. Tell me how to plant the seeds we know could grow. … Continue reading

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Taking Courses

“Are we here? Are we elsewhere? Are we in some fictional space dreamed by men? Might the tears and the pain only be ingredients for a more palatable journey that goes nowhere, before it sinks into the oblivion of sleep?” … Continue reading

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Love In Ten Lines

“A woman’s ammunition is chiefly psychic and aesthetic: love & lookings.” -Sylvia Plath Oh, my love, let me talk about love. Let me inscribe love on you, love. Let me love you purely: I can love with the purity you … Continue reading

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Mist

“That we who refrain from sin by self-denial, may be afflicted in time rather than condemned to eternal punishment…” -Litany of Interior Peace

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Lichen

Aren’t thoughts symbiotes? We think, and they grow. We think, and cannot know How or where they will go. We think in composites We would love to know. Now, here is a thought Made up, without giving a thought: Some … Continue reading

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