August 7, 2020
A Temporary Eden
Spiritual Bodies committing mass ritual suicide
Energy burning forth, across, all over
Consuming the surrounding dimension in flame
This mass execution in honor of what?
Dimensional divide cut open, new life born forth
Astral, Physical have become one
Individual existence breaks down
No one could have prevented this
No one can stop this
Existence is merged into one whole
A primordial soup
Garden of Eden recaptured
August 6, 2020
translated by Xi Nan
People who always break within a sentence
are usually. due to, exhaustion.
A grey bird accompanies her, flies here,
and flies away. More commas and periods
will provide more comfort. Comma is a
small tree stump, and a period is a
July 31, 2020
At The Fair, 1994
At the fair I’m a winner.
At home I’m nothing
like that. At home
I’d like a space empty
of momma’s loud screams
and momma’s mean fists
so I crawl into a closet
and close my eyes so tight
they might get stuck that way,
but they don’t.
July 30, 2020
We all live on the Hudson: America’s only true river. It’s
a driveway, a landing strip, and a dead end. It’s not the only
river to become a school; it’s the only one beheld by the likes
of George Washington, Melville, and Sir Winston Churchill.
The Hudson is a work of art first seen by Thomas Cole, Church,
and Cropsey. It is the river of Allen Ginsberg and Malcolm X.