12 Degrees & Skiving

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

unbutton

threadbare, dragging curiosity across a world I came here outrageous as any chimera, laconic as a cat poked all through with whimsy the memory mimes without geography unbidden unbuttons my … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · 2 Comments

NaPoWriMo • 11 April • Dentro / Into

i gatti fanno i trilli e i gridi di guerra nel tratto di mattina e la campana dell’orologio in piazza che non funzionava mai nei miei 20 mesi qui adesso … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

NaPoWriMo • 7 April • Ten Gardens Ago / Dieci Orti Fa

I wake in the quietest hour before dawn to the scent from ten vegetable gardens ago that year I picked out the soil from underneath fingernails for a week, turned … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · 2 Comments

April 19

Demeter – early spring along her arms the knowledge creeps bubbles with the waiting ejaculates petal and birdsong the cat in sudden heat warbles greeting a crazy orchestra of homecoming … Continue reading

April 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

April 6

the forest of the morning a mossed wedge of wool those cypress from here a forest’s mouth, lined with pine spanned by bready stone the river strolls fogged as lamp … Continue reading

April 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

• Week 16 • Cinquain •

A Night in the Forest sunlight is a lozenge sucked to warm golden glass blinding birds bright with molten joy and song Bristles of pine needles alert as a hare’s … Continue reading

April 15, 2012 · 2 Comments

• Week 15 • Blason Poetry •

A Blason poem “emblazons” a subject – either highlighting it in order to praise or blame it. From the examples I’ve seen, the rhyme scheme is a, b, a, b, … Continue reading

April 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

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