Same Lesson, Different Day* She keeps returning, persistent, optimistic On my doorstep with different guises Sometimes an orphan tucked in a wicker basket, Sometimes a salesman rocking eagerly on his heels Sometimes two children stacked under a trench coat, Or a an extra terrestrial in rags having burned a flower of creosote into my walkway […]

This time last year we began surrounding our elders with protection as best we could, and now this year our elders are creating an immunity bubble For the rest of us until it is our turn. This is very beautiful. Maybe I’ll talk to a poem about it. This is the poem. Our nervous systems […]

The Onion headline says: “An Increasing Number of Women are Leaving the Workplace To Pursue Lying Facedown on the Floor Full-time” A department of labor report suggests, Lying motionless in utter resignation on nights and weekends Is no longer enough For most women. They deserve more. They won’t settle. Unless its prone, Eye level with […]

Maybe its time to keep a lower profile I mean I realize I never leave the house but maybe lower than that like lower to the point of disappearing to the point of blinking out perhaps it would be better to stop producing anything unprescribed anything not guaranteed to stay safe and unaccountable and encased […]

I’m learning to smile with my eyes and my words. I have this superstitious feeling that if I don’t make more of an effort and I become more disconnected that people will become paper thin and illusory and somehow even more will be lost! I know this is just a wide awake nightmare, I mean […]

Skipping to god’s house To fetch some poet-tree God isn’t a proper noun because Sometimes god is improper as a function Of being all things. God is in the details as well. Also in the main idea, And in the grease stain Marring your page. God laughs their ass off at the gender binary. God […]

Planned Horticulture I ripped out every page Crumpled every note, every errand, every future task In order to choose being Here. Its hard to prevent that clouding, Some aspects of life are invasive, While other More tender aspects Require hot house assistance. Desire I’d happily hang on his word … Like a distant train whistle […]

I miss… Them all. I pine. My sisters my mother my daughter, The ones I had, the ones I have, the ones that never were. I am raw like a sea urchin’s gullet, all one cavern. Mouth and anus, porous and sessile, Swaying perceptively according to sea ways. My tentacles in false animation, harried without […]

I’m thinking about my grocery list. I’m not thinking about not having friends. I’m thinking about making curried corn and potatoes. I’m not thinking about my husband’s silence. I’m thinking about which book to read next. I’m not thinking my daughter miles away in the desert. I’m thinking about the sound it makes when a […]

Same Lesson, Different Day* She keeps returning, persistent, optimistic On my doorstep with different guises Sometimes an orphan tucked in a wicker basket, Sometimes a salesman rocking eagerly on his heels Sometimes two children stacked under a trench coat, Or a an extra terrestrial in rags having burned a flower of creosote into my walkway […]

This time last year we began surrounding our elders with protection as best we could, and now this year our elders are creating an immunity bubble For the rest of us until it is our turn. This is very beautiful. Maybe I’ll talk to a poem about it. This is the poem. Our nervous systems […]

The Onion headline says: “An Increasing Number of Women are Leaving the Workplace To Pursue Lying Facedown on the Floor Full-time” A department of labor report suggests, Lying motionless in utter resignation on nights and weekends Is no longer enough For most women. They deserve more. They won’t settle. Unless its prone, Eye level with […]

Maybe its time to keep a lower profile I mean I realize I never leave the house but maybe lower than that like lower to the point of disappearing to the point of blinking out perhaps it would be better to stop producing anything unprescribed anything not guaranteed to stay safe and unaccountable and encased […]

I’m learning to smile with my eyes and my words. I have this superstitious feeling that if I don’t make more of an effort and I become more disconnected that people will become paper thin and illusory and somehow even more will be lost! I know this is just a wide awake nightmare, I mean […]

Skipping to god’s house To fetch some poet-tree God isn’t a proper noun because Sometimes god is improper as a function Of being all things. God is in the details as well. Also in the main idea, And in the grease stain Marring your page. God laughs their ass off at the gender binary. God […]

Planned Horticulture I ripped out every page Crumpled every note, every errand, every future task In order to choose being Here. Its hard to prevent that clouding, Some aspects of life are invasive, While other More tender aspects Require hot house assistance. Desire I’d happily hang on his word … Like a distant train whistle […]

I miss… Them all. I pine. My sisters my mother my daughter, The ones I had, the ones I have, the ones that never were. I am raw like a sea urchin’s gullet, all one cavern. Mouth and anus, porous and sessile, Swaying perceptively according to sea ways. My tentacles in false animation, harried without […]

I’m thinking about my grocery list. I’m not thinking about not having friends. I’m thinking about making curried corn and potatoes. I’m not thinking about my husband’s silence. I’m thinking about which book to read next. I’m not thinking my daughter miles away in the desert. I’m thinking about the sound it makes when a […]