Tag: lyricalprose

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Poems in Cocoon Time

    Poems in Cocoon Time

    ~ Behind the words you say I want them to be true. I want the curtain to be drawn back to see the stage as you say it’s set. I want to float under your sky without caution, my eyes meditating on the moon, in a harbor you’ve created for yourself. I want the words…