Syncope – Journal 9/9/18

When I woke up yesterday morning, I couldn’t use my own strength to get out of bed, lest I let another muscle spasm in my back get worse and bring me right back down to earth. This two-hour long struggle culminated in me passing out due to the pain, which is a sensation I haveContinue reading “Syncope – Journal 9/9/18”

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New Blood

New Blood Remember when As I sit in A grizzled basement All the wounds Taken in On a new voyage A safari Some new scarring A needle and wire Like those of a Splatter mask Now in use to bind The ties of a wound On the flesh With metal mingling And comforting To letContinue reading “New Blood”

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Chieftain Mist Breaker

Chieftain Mist Breaker The bottom of the shaft Of a spear Hits the sand. A foreign substance To bare feet. Beads around necks And leather throngs Of mothers and fathers Where under their stern eyes Designs were painted, Same as on the sticks That held their young ones. Dragged behind Their footsteps in mud WereContinue reading “Chieftain Mist Breaker”

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Exotica

Exotica You beautiful, Perplexing creature, Stare all you want. You’ve been looking For so long, haven’t you? I can tell what you’re thinking As you survey vertical horizons. I can feel you tick tick Tock as you approach and Feel out with your fingers Like little zealot caterpillars Down and around My s-curve trail WhereContinue reading “Exotica”

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