The THIS of It - for Nic the vastnesses of exchangethat ventilate – the sliced open hole in the bleeding trachea of life the THIS beyond the language that gives it life in the deep deepnesses of nowthat suture this love on your everything. THIS. your story shared [THIS] your naked ode [THIS] here in… Continue reading Poem 264 – The THIS of it
Two Girls two tweens sit in a hallwaybacks against the wallin casual harmony want some fries? says a girlokay says a girl two tweens munch onMcDonald’s fries duringa break in a workshopin a boring building inTroy, MI they talkthey eatthey giggle you’re being so nice to mesays a girla girl doesn’t understand thestatement so she lets… Continue reading Poem 33 – Two Girls
Ode to George Elliott Clarke’s Mouth When he took the stage in the atelierit was an assaultthe air heaved toward himrendering me breathlessmy spin reconfigured in attention a vertebrae salutethe space became a sanctuarya long mantis finger pushed up his glassesand.then.he.quaked Head leaned backforehead glistening with sweatcheeks puffed proud like mountainslips, oh lips! peeling back in revelationspit,… Continue reading Poem 32 – Ode to George Elliott Clarke’s Mouth
Do you ever do this? See a 'best-before' date on food and think about what you'll be doing on that date? You do?! So I was making the kid's lunches this morning and I noticed that the best-before date on the pita bread do-hickey was the date of my TedX-CK talk. My stomach immediately lurched into… Continue reading Less than a week away – TEDX-CK!