arched shoulders and furrowed brow, an indication of
non-surrender to the haunting void, the terrorizing intangibility of
absolute Truth, so antagonistic to a topology of
realness, itself a paradoxical layout of vernacular change
Continue reading A Flaw, A Flake, A Vision, And A Vacuum
The seed of the dream is rooted in fear of the patriarch, manifested by the
Father. The patient recounts the Father as threatening to torture, but never
tangibly harming the dreamer. The death of the brother seems random, absurd.
Most transparent is the dreamer’s thematic inclination towards escape,
symbolized by a number of strange landscapes. Their surfaces appear
malleable: a dream world seemingly infinite
A month past Christmas, we see a flame at the airport,
a beacon distorted by fog and dawn’s steam.
It seems to flare, then hover,
in this misleading sky that no longer tells time.
If it burns downward, is the day passing.
We drive closer, still on the mainland, trapped by gravity,
hoping for a balloon that runs on hot air
to lift us from this gloom.
If there were more beacons,
the island could be a candleholder,
its rough contours a floating menorah.
The ice floes in the channel melt,
the smoke from an extinguished candle.
that the splayed mouth
of the last buttonhole
at the end of your shirt
and this saves you time
Continue reading Denude
In Alabama I tell you that depth
is the apprehension of depth
& that everyone might just as well touch their phones
three times a minute as not
on the beach or the boardwalk
poolside or not
Continue reading Point Clear
Popeye the Sailor, Man pray for us sinners:
Double your pleasure; double the fun,—
Just do it;
Do the Dew. . .
Continue reading For The Church Of The Loving System ; Your Receipt, Our Slogan (double-happiness):
I woke up this morning and
I was !
A bird was popping and
Hopping on my roof and
She whispered tweet and
They don’t love you and
Continue reading Kangaroo Guilt, also known as (aka) the Marsupial Version Of The Killer Whale Guilt, also known as (aka) Kangaroo Guilt