Author: Alix Veronica

  • Everywhere a Ceremony: Poems on Rituals

    Everywhere a Ceremony: Poems on Rituals

    ~ On a bathroom floor that is not my own, a silent wail– face red, split open like the drought of the earth drinking rain, veins of my neck and arms awakened pythons, water breaths through parted lips, open palms to sky I send: “All of me is aching,” and, “How do I manage this […]

  • The Integration of Ew’ah, & ‘The Wampus Cat’ Origins

    The Integration of Ew’ah, & ‘The Wampus Cat’ Origins

    I entered an art show–my first ever! We pulled our character/creature out of a hat and I pulled… “The Wampus Cat”. The predominant information at the top of google’s food-chain was a) an Appalachian tale of a vicious, large and oddly shaped cat–(ranging from mountain lion, panther, to bobcat, depending on who is talking)–that terrorized […]

  • Lion’s Gate Poems ’22: Love & Presence

    Lion’s Gate Poems ’22: Love & Presence

    I am a witness of the nest shared by two eagles, about 9 miles from our apartment. A river is heard collecting mineral, wing, song, seed. I am of this concoction of creative matter, onlooker and looked-upon, where “active” and “still” become one, the longer you see. A lover alongside my lover, a lover alongside […]