On Writing

#NPM22 – The Intimacy of Smelling Flowers & The Intimacy of the Dog Under the Table

The Intimacy of Smelling Flowers The leaning inface to flowerthe yellow dust of pollenmaybe ants squirmingin bursts of bloomingthe nose contactpetal kissesthe scents openingsenses – the delightof stopping The necessity of connection The Intimacy of the Dog Under the Table For Cyndi I am up before the birdsshe follows, jowls still heavy with sleephips rocking… Continue reading #NPM22 – The Intimacy of Smelling Flowers & The Intimacy of the Dog Under the Table

On Writing

#NPM Intimacy Poems – Disappearing, Worry, Yin Yoga, Kitchen Dancing

The Intimacy of Disappearing there is worth beyond the wordsthis is a hard truth for a writer& so, she learns to disappearwhen the learning is in the bellylandsacral sacred wound unfurlingchanting in a different languageshe used to understand, bodies ago The Intimacy of Worry Is in the fallacy of controlI think I have when I… Continue reading #NPM Intimacy Poems – Disappearing, Worry, Yin Yoga, Kitchen Dancing

On Writing

#NPM22 – The Intimacy of a Haircut & The Intimacy of Wisdom

The Intimacy of Getting a Haircut A bodyAnother bodyProximity pulse Fingers on scalpWarm water drip slipping behind an earThe towel dry rough & awakeningScalp on alert The sound of hair being cutThe line of it the sliceshhlffttt The ultimate trustBreasts on backChin down The bearable lightness of beingShredded The Intimacy of Wisdom inner Knowingin tandem… Continue reading #NPM22 – The Intimacy of a Haircut & The Intimacy of Wisdom