Monthly Archives: December 2012

Vanvasion

There was frost melting from the car port this morning. FROST. It’s 39 degrees and sunny and I bundled into my Brooklyn Industries cowl neck jacket with a bad ass side zip, cup of Old Man Winter coffee and am … Continue reading

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That's what nostalgia is…

“That’s what nostalgia is: you see layers of meaning you never dreamed were there at the time.” – Jennifer Egan from “Invisible Circus”

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im related to u please write back

There’s still something wrapped around my lungs this morning. A tight netting and I can’t see the boat or the line or understand why it’s caught me in the first place. I’m not sure what I need to do to … Continue reading

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Poetry gods

I’ve been making these “snow Globes” the past couple of days and pat always asks why my crafty projects take so damn long because they do – I’m always straining my eyes toward the end of them, fingers burnt off … Continue reading

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Inked at birth

I was dark-washed in ink when I was born. And no one saw, not my mother, no nurse. My father recognized the oil sinking in, but couldn’t understand what it was, he couldn’t understand what it was in himself, to … Continue reading

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Egg Keeper

This morning I had a dream I was standing next to a barren tree watching a hummingbird prune on a branch near my ear. She was dark dark green, the sky was falling. I watched her hop to a nest … Continue reading

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Hoppy Halidays

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Bull Horn

A few days ago, I walked past one of the many giant glass buildings with marble floors and revolving doors. Security guards looked out in amusement at the small group of protesters that had amassed – a taunting “You won’t … Continue reading

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The weight of a messenger bag

“You should stand up straight,” a bald man said as I passed him on the sidewalk this morning. He kept looking back and forth like a security camera, staring at people to the point of swallowing. My green messenger bag … Continue reading

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But a friend of mine says it good to hear/ that you believe in love even if set in fear.

(I think my flash is old at work, so I hope this shows up properly) “Goodbye England (Covered In Snow)” by Laura Marling (the greatest 22 year old I pretend to know) You were so smart then, in your jacket … Continue reading

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