12 Degrees & Skiving

what began as year-long challenge has become perpetual until further notice

Febbraio Caldo / Mild February

pools lie impatient for hardness smooth cool of change the violin breaks a string with a yelp ____ le pozze sono impazienti per la durezza il cambio lisce e fresca il … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Wintered Tales

it’s slow tonight there’s snow and so they relay the darkened tales of one another, the kind told over again to call up mantras of trembling eyes to keep them warm still … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · Leave a comment


her eyes were a carousel braying sirens a smile becalmed envy tasseled each word unbirthed, beached on a salted margarita lemon juice pearled on a top lip ___ i suoi occhi erano una giostra le sirene che … Continue reading

October 11, 2016 · Leave a comment


the midrange notes tap at my dawn infiltrate sleep helix life into day and sun’s still washing the face with claws

May 20, 2016 · Leave a comment


hoar feathered rose and the aggrieved tire of the taste of salt on the road fearless of dying young the brash crocus weathers the mountain’s quartz and meltwater perfume

March 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

February – The Scarf

this is my scarf it makes me seem pantomime lionlike my fog-white face on an easter nest a neighbour pride looped it, lunged, tightened nights of carpal-wringing the first gift, San Valentino she it … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · 2 Comments

From London to Lanzarote

we watched breath slow swell into the lift before us 3000 sighs and 4 hours south sand ghosts those same shapes about sun sleepers

February 3, 2016 · 4 Comments

a cool place on which to tread

she left on the ground only a shadow a cool place on which to step a waiting place in the shade a note of passing identity hanging on threads the … Continue reading

January 17, 2016 · Leave a comment


winter’s cheek against us that hard slavic plane stark mountain roofline drags attention across the page — la guancia d’inverno ci porta quel piano slavo e duro la montagna in profilo … Continue reading

January 1, 2016 · Leave a comment
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