12 Degrees & Skiving

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

March

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

theory of simultaneity

to those who named me fugitive, or comet at times satellite in the flight in the launch the unexpected hammer-anvil bounce, those i thought naught of were all hawk-love-fierce and … Continue reading

August 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

L’Anima Poetica – Dyana Valentine

Dropping Down – Dyana Valentine I first listened to this spoken poem in April 2012 via Bentlily’s site, rattled, restless, at a crossroads and unaware that my life was about … Continue reading

May 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Found Letter

the day knotted at both ends a rare loose thread in between i burrowed into a second hand bookstore i bought DH Lawrence Love Poems And Others a month later … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · 7 Comments

The Orchid II / L’Orchidea II

because she lives beside a mirror she only needed to spring two heads they poke out their tongues at reflections perfumed breath underpins my studio overlaps oils each word I … Continue reading

March 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Orchid I / L’Orchidea I

a gift I thought I’d killed with neglect surprised me with a stem shot lightward bowed it studded it over several days with seven dragon heads topaz tongued pearl maned … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · 4 Comments

Quando le parole si esauriscono

il costo sarà troppo se non la mando quella lettera che tengo nel mio cassetto lei mai saprà che voglio solo la luce di ballare e resa le sue notte … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Playing around with voice

For a while I’ve been thinking of recording some of my poems as voice and – later down the track – as movie files. It all takes time to learn, … Continue reading

August 24, 2014 · 7 Comments

exhale, hours

A mix-and-mash poem experiment, interchanging each line from the first and second stanza to create a third. This form has a name – it’s a similar form to others I’ve … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

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