Monthly Archives: May 2011

Announcement

This is not a story, poem or anything like that. Think of it a PSA but without any message or “More You Know”. This Thursday I will (hopefully) be doing a reading of some of my stuff at a local … Continue reading

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Untitled (No.2)

I’ve made it to the surface. 17 years. 17 years spent in darkness. Dank and confined. I sustained myself on whatever nutrients and scraps I encountered, often days between meals. In order to move I had to plough through thick … Continue reading

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Ivory Forest (Poem and Fragment)

The elephant stumbles, falls to the ground, as its last breaths drift into oblivion. Its skin cracks, flesh slips from the bone, the skeleton fades to dust, ivory tusks sink into the ground. The rain comes, awakening the ivory which … Continue reading

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Spider (3 Poems)

Spider hanging on invisible threads floating through space. ~~~ Floating on invisible threads. No shadow cast. ~~~ Suspended in the celestial void, a hanging graveyard.

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House

On the end of the row it’s now dilapidated and has been abandoned for the longest time. The windows are covered with dust, trapped by derelict cobwebs. The house’s interior is destitute with furniture strewn across the floors and a … Continue reading

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Axolotl Magician

First she pulls duckweed out of her hat. The axolotl’s nod approvingly. Then she switches her gills from left to right. The axolotl’s golden eyes beam with excitement. Finally she brings up a volunteer, moves him behind a screen. With … Continue reading

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Pumpkin (Fragment and 2 Poems)

Dark storm clouds roll over the desert stealing it away from the blue sky. Covering the desert, approaching critical mass they release their contents, which tumble through the sky to the sand below. A torrent of orange fills the air, … Continue reading

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Magpie (3 poems)

Black and white coruscating through viridian leaves. Streak of purple. ~~~ Black phantom dips white revenant rising. Stripe of purple scythes through the air. ~~~ Black descending white rising stream of purple lingers. ~~~ Same as the heron poems. Feedback … Continue reading

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Heron (3 poems)

Against emerald leaves white and gray still by waters edge ~~~ White and gray silent by waters edge. Streak of black, flash of yellow. Splash of water, struggling fish. ~~~ Muted gray, stark white, darkest black, flashing yellow patiently studying … Continue reading

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Spider (2 Fragments)

It’s almost like it’s not meant to walk on land. Its movements are stilted and jerky. Wobbling around as it struggles to put one foot in front of the other. It’s wonder its made it this far in life. It … Continue reading

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