Establishing credibility with our sails isn’t our game, we’re more the type to float below the radar like the celocanth and then eat your brains like the celocanth and hang our actions out to carry us away. The universe achieves balance this way, and faith rebuilds with tiny victories over itself; we plunder only what […]
so many were lost. We huddled, the ropes snakes, whipping at whatever flesh they could find. Valkyries shrieked in the snapping sails. I have never since screamed & not heard the sound. Never since had such panic pried from my chest, like a boy who learns even he must one day yield to nature; learns […]
butterfly hair fire in both hands the long thighs of wandering a gold coin in each eye winged ears just like all my old lovers in striped pants he flings me a sword (god has escaped – quick! let’s find the fucker!) on his storm boat rain combs our hair silver shells tumble we slip […]
tickertape under flashlight your bruised smile self-help has me eating oranges it’s the French-film phase of my life marbles tossed in a tub sugar smoke wavers all the skulled-in hives of our sweet demons blister forgetfulness the way neon blisters and glossy eyes swim up for words I’m a foolish arrangement of intimacy I’m so […]
As Stephanie continues to blow peanuts through her nose, the audience knows all too well what she is up to. One of our children has a tree stump for a head. It’s weird, but she also has little clumps of hair, so that’s reassuring. One sonic night in the back of our sonic house, two […]
Lungfulls of dusk, bandit water hitting our soles. The moon has its halo on. Chainsaw, sing elsewhere: I know this south-facing hillside. Pressure releases my springtime purgative, and I wrap my bulbs in burlap. Dear, I am surrendering my eye patch. Beware what you tell me. I am no good at hushes, edge.