Category: life

  • Elephant Things

    Paper cutouts, opening credits the indie film of my childhood, Babar on paper waves, hands in pocket, Babar visits where the wild things are Gray-brown sweet potato skin, walking trees, ears buoyant as butterfly wings alien headcases accentuate elephant cognition; catch the taxonomist’s imagination Under the preponderance of labrador bonehead browline – alarmed lady eyes […]

  • Yes, erumpent fireflies warmed hands

    Yes, erumpent fireflies warmed hands on xanthous flames fireplaced in a viperiform damascene hagioscope gripping the reredos Girandoled discoball constellations yogiboogeyboarded swimming pool lights, dog and ponied interstices of the ceiling joists zoopraxiscoped herds of variegated animals, the alopecoid and hares, all manners of dazzling English animals The nickle nutlets of teeth in jellygraph gloss […]

  • Cat & Dog

    Cat & Dog Cat was on the feather Showing me where the feather was, dear “Did you catch a cat?” Barely, like one of those quantum particles, snapping my fingers, hard to hold … Our cat knows which one is the prey in our current game I saw a woman play Three Card Monte with […]

  • Lady Poems on some March days

    It’s Going to Be a Beautiful Day Cat’s hours crouching for a mouse in the kitchen under the dishwasher maybe most of night I think as making coffee to Sun Ra Miles Davis plays in a silent way Our hanging crystals in the window hint at the day’s sparkling potentialities Sunday a.m. moment between here […]

  • wouldn’t trade for fame

    art book cake Lady made 4 Scriptoria’s last open mic Lady’s wondering why I stopped blogging. Things just got a bit much … had a magic final reading at Michael O’Brien’s used book store Scriptoria in the basement of the 148 year old Zion Church in Tremont – it’s being turned into condos going for […]

  • Lady Poem 7-29-2016

    A shearwater nests on the edge of a cliff to fall in dream to flight in space its cruciform wings skim tips of waves and it follows the whales to feed on their wakes ~ Lady

  • Lady Poem July 28, 2016

    Moment courts that I be not afraid but trust the line I walk to time earned in expanses of allowed whistles to a song of self esteem, a bounce in my step, fealty to sights noticed and ambient sounds heard generous wallet and spontaneous talk face slack, relaxed without frantic smile except one come naturally […]

  • Lady poem 7-17-2016

    The colophon of a book of the paradise of my life – would I let myself enjoy it – includes block print bees, fruit trees, pineapples, haystacks and wheat wreathes, mint juleps and distillations cultural and otherwise, figures in almanacs rendered into prizes for specimens shown at a county fair We could walk into this […]

  • 6-25-2016 Lady Poem

    Learning’s germ for fertilizing eyes and ears, a head a heart, a hand, a pen’s milt on action’s platform, and it goes around again ~ Lady

  • Types of Work

    Types of Work I run by the river, my diet of water under iron need to exercise, free for an hour despite a lightning depleted and rekindled Attracted to this lodestone in caffeinated capture – always out it’s halfway back to coercivity’s fret ~ Lady