Self-Portrait with Machine, mixed media, 2021
have you forgotten the still life the apple ambling with cosmic imperfection the fish who danced for miles who grew gardens at the knees the man in corduroy trousers, the fantasies that wept like rose petals, the octopus at his feet who are we to force meaning on this waltz of butterflies to play hopscotch with these unforbidden lines to make great wide promises with the finality of telephones i tell you. forget your science forget your sun there’s something that’s measuring Itself in these eyes (remember that.) these vexed and unapproachable waters the ligaments of these cantaloupe skies
My latest poetry chapbook, Has Had Paradise, is available on Etsy. Twenty of my best poems. Bound by hand to order.