The fruit is sweet and alive. You spend
your whole life wanting it
to mean something, and the fastest way
to discard the bones is to burn them.
I took a picture of a purple house, I took a picture
of a white line across a pale blue sky, I took
a train to the place where I would bury
my bones, I took the last flight out of Atlanta
for the night without knowing
the destination. Your whole life, Continue reading Tangerine Bones
Snake swallows frog.
Marten bites snake.
Snake coughs up frog.
Snake wriggles free.
Frog swims away. Continue reading Documentary
You said once that the blood bank
was the most romantic place
you could meet someone. I always
thought maybe there was something
to that, something true about being
surrounded by the exposed matter
our hearts are made to move.
I actually don’t know if you said that,
Continue reading Donating Plasma
“you are a minotaur inside”
posted 22 hours ago// body: athletic
“You have an inner strength
and beauty that few possess”
Was it a beauty you wanted to possess?
Or did it possess you? rendering you
Pasiphae, who fell so madly in love with
a beast that she could not
think of anything else. Continue reading Craigslist Missed Connections: theseus and the minotaur
Aretha, who needs no last name,
called their playing greasy. Not
across a skillet, but the very
fluid of life. Slick, sensuous, love-
making wetness. Primordially Continue reading Greasy
What has flown away?
Is it a quick moment of air,
once thin and crisp,
the hummingbird beats
with his rapid wings? Continue reading Naming What Isn’t
Piel: Suave envoltorio que contiene 206 huesos, un canto de pájaros y las ganas de un abrazo.
Abrazo: Reunión que no está escrita en las agendas.
Agenda: Pretexto para escribir tu nombre y pensar en tus caderas.
Caderas: Yuxtaposición de locura y razón.
Razón: Gigantesco monstruo de mil ojos que quiere ganar todas las batallas pero siempre huye ante el fantasma de la Atracción.
Atracción: Equipaje de mano de la pasión, ver “Ganas”.
Continue reading Breve diccionario del cuerpo/Brief Body Dictionary