Monthly Archives: December 2013

✿ on the beach

i’m the runner and the scene is the surfer facing the seal across fifteen feet of surf which does the rising and they’re watching, as I run, the surfer lying, seeing the seal as the sea swells and the sun … Continue reading

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the tree said this

the tree said this is what I do. I sing, I cas- cade up— a child’s project made at school of green felt and wire. I’m the surf exploding against the sea-rock, only this branch droops away from the others. … Continue reading

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✿ behind the words

i’ll tell you this: it’s not so much what you say as how you look when you say it. it’s how you sound, how fast you’re spinning, or the amount of living you’ve chewed on it’s the rush you get … Continue reading

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the children of Heraclitus

you can never go back— a finer comb now teases out the kinks and words you’ve never heard before will carry you you’ll catch glimpses of movement that cannot be named as a hand cannot feel the contours of an … Continue reading

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out in the world

out in the world walking down the aisle of a drugstore the faces we present are expressionless what are we afraid we’ll give away?

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everything’s fine

everything’s fine like it is. that’s a poem.

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every morning it’s god

every morning it’s god i want every morning to put out my little sail to feel the lift

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