Monthly Archives: July 2012

After the flood

  There was nowhere left for her to turn, right after the rains came and washed him away. So she lay down upon the softened meadow, lost in a stream of consciousness. She tucked herself in between the sheets of Ulysses … Continue reading

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black rose

I. She wore her disdain like a Victorian brooch, cat-eyes set in lustrous jet, ruby nails rubbing chapped lips as the blackness rose in her throat and threatened to exit. A delicate hand smoothed greying temples as I waited for … Continue reading

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laundromat

  giant glass eyes fill with water spinning brilliant pigments the absence of color juxtaposed with the presence of light red white black brown yellow we all go in dirty we all come out clean   Copyright © 2012 by … Continue reading

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The Green Man

Vines sprout from nostrils, spread over face to mouth to ears—the Green Man hears the call of all that moves. He is master, mentor, monster wreathed in ivy and bathed in rose as his voice echoes throughout the wooded lands. … Continue reading

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Caliban

Good monster of the distant shore, fear not! I am no Prospero. I only wish to comfort you in penance for my life’s regrets. What would you have me do, dear sir, to ease the ache of misplaced trust, to … Continue reading

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