Origin

Origin

    I. Of the Body’s Prophesy Thinning, you call it, the thing happening to          or in his blood. Thinning: becoming less copious     like: his hair and hunger,   desire. Others call this red viscosity,     send you searching   for where it rose:      Anglo-French...
Two Poems

Two Poems

  Human Resources Are Limited I was dancing at a club called The Downtrodden Pony, but not for the money. I had green glitter and pink. The walls seethed with carpet, cages all wire like an immigration checkpoint. My arms resembled a tiger attack, a ruptured cloud....
Two Poems

Two Poems

    Revelations of the Star               Wormwood, the star that falls, holds the bitter appetite           of stars that bite on the edge of woods. The woods           uphold the velvet night, a midnight blue pulled           from the box of the new child at school,...
Two Poems

Two Poems

    The Pogrom               There is smoke rising from the small valley           where terrible things are burning—rafts of hard wheat,           rooftop shingles, the dress you wore           for a hundred yesterdays, crisp on the washline           and twice as...
Hallucination with Bees

Hallucination with Bees

              Junkyard honeybees build           a hive inside any refuse           they’re given—given           the queen is within: heart             of a tire or headlight, gutted           car door or gun rack, waxed           slats of last year’s grill....
Let It Come

Let It Come

              Count the seasons like leaves           and they begin to fall. Meanwhile           summer issues bank-loans of green           and heat cooks cherries in the street-side carts           as urine out of subway grates           ferments into the streets,...
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