poem

Thirsty

January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Thirsty I cannot get enough water in me. I am forever melting things: Drenching your hands until they slide away, I shiver down your torso into a puddle, Panting and parched. I am now dripping droplets all day without you, Slowly; Greedily, I gulp under the showerhead; Duck furtively to lap from [...continue...]

Husk

November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Photo by Guido Mocafico Rub your spine against me To scrape off the old skin. Press a thumb to the underside of the Square corner of my jaw. Remind me what life is And where the throbbing stars lie in the heavens.   Each vertebra you grind into my knuckles Is a wish for later years.   A [...continue...]

Poetry, Poetry, Poetry

July 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

I’m going to go ahead and post a poem. Because I spent all weekend reading and listening to poetry at the Second Annual New York City Poetry Festival on Governor’s Island, and dammit, this shizzle is fo’ rizzle! (That rhymed! Ah, poetry is everywhere!!) I stole this from The [...continue...]

Closed Circuit

June 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

A closed circuit, you said. The intertwining of us so complex we could not unlock our lips at 5 am.   You struck deeper than I knew I was. The colors of our eyes melted into a new spectrum behind the sound of rain— or was there thunder that night? Or just the darkness?   In my body, a [...continue...]

Behemoth

August 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Well, if it’s not a writer’s duty to post videos of herself reading her writing, then I don’t know what is. But… man, I really hate watching myself on video. And I hate to think other people might see it. But that’s what video is FOR, and I DID record this video for [...continue...]
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