Lintel This day As you pass Through a doorway Reach up To touch the lintel In praise For journeys begun And ended. Kiss each doorknob With your palm. Pray the doorway Bless other wanderers As it has You.
Monthly Archives: August 2015
Hunting Minotaurs You did not arrive here on a whim, though waking in a dank corridor seems a dream. Recall: you chose to enter the dark door in good faith and wonder. No blade to wield or blood to take. … Continue reading
Campanas The tiny golden bell woven in the threads of your heart rings each time you ache, far away on your lonely journey of bravery. Pull its slender cord in the moments before waking, at midday, when you drift in shadows … Continue reading
10th + Miller HONK SCREECH VROM HUZZZZ GRRRRINK-GRAAAAAANK humzllehumzllehumzzle CLASHER CLATS SPANT CRANG! voicesvoicesvoicesvoicesYELLINGbangbang caDOOM BlSH BLASH VRANG! SPLERCH SPRITLE VLANG hanzhanzhanz PITrinkleATE SKRANK-SKRANK-SKRANK sumble seddle seddle set PWANG! stoop stoop sta-doop stoop BLEEMP! BLEEEEEMP! EEEEEEEE BLOOOORY! BLOOOORAT! voicesVOICESvoicesYELLS swish … Continue reading
Of Light Enveloping Unable to sleep, I’ve wandered through the city, here to this lonely tree overlooking the Lake— an expanse of water so large it echoes of loneliness The wind keeps me company as I search for language to tell … Continue reading
Compline A man slips in late, a heavy ghost filling up the empty mouth of our shared pew. He smells wet, like smoke and urine. I finger the blade in my pocket unconsciously until I notice myself noticing. He is unwashed. … Continue reading
Bathing She unzips thick metal teeth, shimmying hips out of a soiled pencil skirt. Lounging in what passes for privacy, heedless of posture, poise, the way her skin warms under candle light and who notices. The night a blur of … Continue reading