Monthly Archives: September 2011

word-poem://malignant

Malignant Dreams I dreamt that my hair was silver and my body thinner— like a friend’s, who died of colon cancer. Her hair turned overnight it seemed, luxuriantly in its thick new growth, her body lately svelte, before vanishing. Some … Continue reading

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word-poem:// fractals

Relatively Multiverse  The reasons why we call things true is the reason why they are true –William James Time renders objects less solid, location less reliable. I once counted on eyes to see, ears to hear. Now I seek another … Continue reading

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Word-poem:// Magpie

Magpie A hoard of curiosity has become swelling heaps of ignorance I dwell among. When I was more arrogant, I thought I knew what to save. Now it is all the same. My questions are all foolish now: Why don’t … Continue reading

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Word-poem:// Topsy-Turvy

 Topsy-turvy When you upturn this planet by its crown it will wander counterclockwise in orbit. When I renounce my body, I will step out of it, like a slip sidetracked by the air currents of orb’s reversal. The earth beneath … Continue reading

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word-poem://Immigrants

Immigrants They slither here through buoyant reservoirs and land in gravity. There are clamorous insults: cold vapors, riotous clatter, slapdash handling. They gaze smack into the eye of a wild universe, startle us with shrill alien sounds. They practice daily: … Continue reading

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word-poem:// A view of the new moon

A View of the New Moon  Bare soles interpret the underpinnings: soothing carpet, squishy loam, cold linoleum. I knew nothing until I fell from the handlebars of his bicycle, into a world of stones. This will be our last gathering.  … Continue reading

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word-poem:\\ quod nihil scitur

Quod Nihil Scitur I am living inside a wall without metaphors. —Thomas Merton I want words with you. Are you too far to reach now? I need to know what you mean when you say Queen of Heaven,  I love you.   I’ve fallen … Continue reading

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