Poetry

Things That Earth No Longer Bears

by on Apr 4, 2017 in Poetry | 0 comments

Existence observed, without passion, the brief time of humans, their toys, flesh, laughter, tears becoming ghosts in the river of Now. Infinity amused at the raw, shared subconscious, noticed in a leap of regret, the sweet brine of star dust in each being, conceived in a shell of flesh,...

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VOX

by on Apr 4, 2017 in Poetry | 0 comments

Fallen among the stars The light comes and I Raise myself to it in welcome A supplicant My voice no longer my own.   I hear the howls of the Things-That-Are Their maws snap and lunge Vicious in anticipation Looming near.   He steps forward, weapon drawn I hold out my hand to...

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Fury

by on Feb 24, 2017 in Poetry | 0 comments

If a muscle is located, not in the wing, but in the rachis, or if eyeballs are attached directly to eyelashes and the pelt is just a tuft of muscle tissues, or if the intestine of a child falls short of muscles at the expense of a muscle bound layette and slippers, which stretch their...

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The Galatea

by on Jan 27, 2017 in Poetry | 0 comments

You invented me, my maker— built me out of clockworks and gears, the Eve of my kind, the first metal foot on the Earth. A marvel, a myth come to life. I reread your manuals, your notes, graph paper brittle between bronze fingertips. They make sense to me; their logic sings through my...

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Wormhole

by on Jan 23, 2017 in Poetry | 0 comments

I’ve almost lapped the light, nearly rounded the corner from one day to the next. Edges are always difficult: lines between here, there; then, now; together, alone. In the empty gap, whiteout fog forms. It doesn’t creep. It doesn’t bother me to be far out of touch. Devices meant...

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Disobedient

by on Jan 13, 2017 in Poetry | 2 comments

Yes. I ran away. I didn’t bring her in. I’m sorry, General. But before you have them run me through, Just let me explain. I’m not a real good talker. Not like your silver-tongued senators, Or some Greek philosopher. I’m just a Centurion. An old soldier. But I had...

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