12 Degrees & Skiving

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

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

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


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

At Last The Snow

sound slides up walls backwards a coat cupboard hush laps the kitten’s purr cold slap of pigeon wings all echoes caught in chestnut branches trapped as light in opals they’ll … Continue reading

March 10, 2015 · 2 Comments

Samhain at Jane Court

Samhain marks the beginning of winter, the darker part of the year. It is a time when the wall between the worlds of the living and dead fall away and … Continue reading

August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

April 25 Hold

Hold – from notes written in deepest, darkest february i will hold clasp scramble clutch skin of my teeth root of my spine knock the caps off my knees walk … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

April 10 – As

As as innocent as the spider behind the glass as covert as the pen i’ve been looking for the one i’ve been writing with all along as impatient as the … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

• Week 48 • ZaniLa Rhyme •

Between sleep and i i’ve curled tight inside my lethargy warmed by half-expectation behind colder bells, the wind how tells tall, bright tales. The conflagration of red umbrellas arrows through … Continue reading

December 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

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