Full Moon #4

Full Moon #4

yes, exquisite moon let us linger together on this first blush of summer, ripening is it you, making the stone fruits drop? everything is full, overflowing almost too much so but i can’t find you you shine so bright yet reveal nothing but hints you say: sometimes the night needs to retain its own shadow … Continue reading

No Velvet-Covered Love/No Casual Clouds

No Velvet-Covered Love/No Casual Clouds

no quiero un amor aterciopelado/don’t want no velvet-covered love don’t want no cautious clouds casually passing through each other untouched and unknown no uncorrupted altocummulus i want to form extravagant shapes like gremlins jumping out of the closet unicorns hammering drywall howler monkeys stealing guavas and hurling them down the valley i want to become … Continue reading

Tightrope Walking

Tightrope Walking

I have begun to wonder whether love, art, beauty are in fact not robust, but rather are stretched taut like a thin, but strong wire between the two mountains peaks of ecstasy and tragedy. Whether connection and creation are similarly arranged. And that perhaps the greatest souls were those balanced delicately yet precariously between the … Continue reading

Omnivore – Haiku Series

Omnivore – Haiku Series

(In progress) “Even decay is a form of transformation into other living things, part of the great rampage of becoming this is also unbecoming. It is cruel, it is death, and it is also life, degeneration and regeneration, for nearly all things live by the death of other things…” From Rebecca Solnit, The Faraway Nearby … Continue reading

An Unsolved Murder – Haiku Series

An Unsolved Murder – Haiku Series

An Unsolved Murder: #1: New neighbors arrive a conspiracy of crows a raven haven flock of ‘feathered apes’ tilted beaks and trickster eyes caw-caws split the dawn #2: A cacophony of congregrating corvids cracks open the day #3: These crows are vultures feasting on my silly heart just a fantasy. #4: Suddenly unclear: between wing-ed … Continue reading