I bet the crows last night that I'd give them some meat. Worthy enough to take a chance on the road as tires fly by. They laughed and said you've been away too long sister. And they settled on a branch above me. Quiet.
This is the epoch of whirlwinds
That ascend & burn.
prone on the mattress, breathing in the strangeness
the ceiling like a penalty in the game of visualization
You offer vacancy
where something mattered,
put chains and locks
around the clouds
to kill the sea.
nature’s vacuum serpents
torment the horny bricolage ramping
before the umpire
cuts the torment fee
contemplate themes and voodoos,
fountains’ waters evaporating
cold as clarity’s winter on our skin,
as noon calling toward the
listeners oscillating warmth
Da predators are tinking
it’s time foa wun feast
unaware dat dey going get fleeced.
when giddy splash was rendered
in gory crimson palette & dark-hearted
subgenre was just a late digital addition high
on amphoterrible cherry-lime maze led
he dreams of a new physics - his memory muscle remembering little
he awakens under pressure - dismisses the event as a disaster
a new EDEN that can never be - just more media hype
the long line – an eruption of interruptions – an endless ellipsis
the coil re
placed your eeyyee
was moment will
be muffled in a
sleep or mattress
The nails came, squelching through him and pounding into me, each one a comet
destroying a planet, each one exploding
like sperm on an egg. People watched,
becoming christians, becoming saints,
there weren't really saints before, saint Mary,
saint Mary, the thief beside us became a saint.
I keep my little principality tidy. Like Genghis Kahn’s nuns, I am a part of a war nation, having no real land or location, taking pain out in ever widening circles. Shouldn’t I travel as the hordes did, living off the conquered, carrying only my broom, a war nation against my own. It doesn’t take much really. You only have to be hungry and willing to do what it takes to get fed.
There is no such thing as weather. On the off-chance that it rains, I will remember the indelible mark upon a winter pond where we would skate to music in our heads. The lamp of God was healing to a water deeper than some misplaced months.
Danielle took my hand in hers,
“I can feel them,” she whispered,
then dressed in a silence
I did not know how to break
My trick wants to go to Plato's.
We go to the old Ansonia Baths
where a thousand gay men fucked
a thousand times a night for years.
Now it is Plato's Retreat; no single men are allowed without a date.
“Jewboy, hey you there”
I pause and quietly say, “excuse me?”
“You don’t fool me jewboy” says Mel Gibson
Then slightly softer and glancing in the mirror as if impatient, “you want a ride?”