Kiss Me, I’m Cosmos

I Only Have Eyes for You, mixed media, 2021 the sky is a thread the evening, birdless finds my fingertips convinces me of angels, dustbins the catastrophe of walls this sober, creatureless moon revolving in a field emptying the night of sphinxes, terrors my body, moonlit loose as a canon no longer than a millimeter [...]

Evolution of a Smile

a question mark among unfinished foliage a conundrum on flowerless knees these ankles are hyperboles these elbows announce themselves with the urgency of clouds on a horseless afternoon after all it’s only rock ’n’ roll a cheshire cat and a moon playing ping pong with your eyes like two spoons waiting their whole lives for [...]

Wilderness Found

i have so many reasons to love myself beneath the refuge of this sun-less spoon-less sky this twisted armor of safety pins this nucleus on a road-less bronze-less forehead a name that i cannot remember an astros the solitude of stray horses drinking winding thoughts beneath a leg-less moon this form-less rhythm-less bicycle this accidental [...]

What Show of Heads is This

i.what show of heads is thiswhat snail, what small interstitial floweris this telephone to walk on these gut-shaking lilacsthis merry-go-round of streetlightsthat unfolds before us like invisible dancersii.what signals paradise if not a doorframewhen our hearts are naked before the dove tails of eternitybefore the right hands of elevatorsand the shallow fury of archetypal hammersare [...]

Mind Jewels

Mind Jewels, paper collage, 2021 whether to dance in the displaced saltwater of infinity or let the rooftops and their mercenaries of blue-eyed daffodils consume me no chance. don’t you know these orbits are without feet writing and answering without valor or purpose still. with you, i am sentimental over eternity a stampede of butterflies [...]

Stars on a Shelf

there are galaxies in stars not just the mention of it cosmic efforts at daylight and faithfully departing god now in the process of bargaining for civilization the sky glitters like a hammer (only we would choose between carbon and the moon) we are stardust and golden and possible life I've felt a bit awkward [...]