hang ears in chandeliers
tie cams to hummingbird wings
bribe the barista & delivery guy
badger dormouse & eavesdrop on
spidey’s sticky lines
Down in the channel the tide inhales and
seaflowers fixed in the surge and swirling
rush wave frantic at tenant fish tripping. Continue reading
…of the Powerful Owl (Ninox strenua)
(a)typical silhouette V-shaped
flies on super-soft-silent
(into buildings, cars, transmission lines) Continue reading
Loop bow neck
heavy head down
a raft of backfeathers all night, Continue reading
…like people living in a country whose language they know so little that with all manner of beautiful and profound things to say, they are condemned to the banalities of the conversation manual.
Somerset Maugham, The Moon and Sixpence.
the wife is in the garden.
he has her umbrella. Continue reading
How many names for a woman? Girl, sweetie, whore
wife-before-she-knows-it, mother, crone, missus.
But I called you by your name — Leonora. Continue reading
(a reply to William Carlos Williams’ This is just to say)
got your note
(juice-stained). Continue reading
Here we are on the edge — to leap or resile
into something new. Continue reading