say no to clowns

ebullient decay…

— May 21, 2017


he didn’t look up


he was afraid

the tenacious unspoken

in a thousand fragments

would crash down on him.

he was amazed the trees

were not bowed from the weight

of that thing they couldn’t say

and he remembered that song…

he looked up at the changing of the colours to paradox –

now weightless


it would be the paper cuts

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it was her —

it was her

Every way she listened, there were endings.
This weight of pretense had to be shifted.
It was time to chord change them out of the cliché, and even though his music always made her dance, his shadows were not hers.

So she did what he didn’t expect. She brought the pig’s heart.
And they drank the wine…

anamnesis — May 9, 2017
she left — May 7, 2017
Assiduous Respiratory Therapy — May 6, 2017
you’ll never be home — May 3, 2017
sometimes two darks make a light — May 2, 2017
it’s January second afterall… —

it’s January second afterall…

(Today, while inspired by the wonderfully creative and philosophical mind of Aurora, once again, Threadbare, that’s me myself and me all over again I was reminded of this. And check out her blog, too, if you haven’t.)


Confused by the vapid voices of renewal

because it surely wasn’t her heart

that languided out of the new year cake

they did used to jump she recalled

she thought it was time to do something.

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friendship and love and all those good things — April 25, 2017
hearing the door not slam — April 23, 2017
searching for herself — April 21, 2017
Tinkerbell’s song —
charades — April 20, 2017
evanescent — April 19, 2017
fugue —
“she remains…” — April 18, 2017
parting ways —
silly ditty thingamajig for Kindra — March 29, 2017
you are not alone — March 21, 2017
could you please stop tilting our equipoise — March 8, 2017