Monthly Archives: May 2009

what richmond wrote today

gagaku sat in mailbox waiting #3 means maybe he wrote three odes on 5.15.09 says he’s tipsy again ‘pursue th’ uncatchable make it a life saving hobby’ he laughs at us bickering over how to decipher his work finds us … Continue reading

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bitten

silent unnoticed they filled up on my blood ravishing soft skin down arm below shoulder at now-bumpy site where long ago a tattoo was once planned

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mirror me

it turns out that each day is a collection of yesterday’s memories nestled in corners wound carefully so as not to break damage fade or disappear edges folded and patted down wrapped in soft cloth and placed in velvet lined … Continue reading

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deluge 1973

Like a page taken from the Old Testament, the rain on the north shore of Kauai lasted forty days and forty nights. Endless rains┬ádumped a┬árecord ten and a half inches a day of hard, -even cold–pounding water from the darkened … Continue reading

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reasoning

context pretext postext what are the parts before and after, that influence the meaning what is the false reason concealing the real what is the excuse the pretense what are the after-thoughts an extended silence is the easiest most comprehensive … Continue reading

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upside of tomato

upside down heirloom hanging planted roots up leaves and fruit toward earth’s gravity confuses me the watering can agrees

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in venice ca

at the far end of today’s flash and glam movie-set soundstage caricatures, lived the 1950’s venice beach ocean front walk low-rent slums muscle beach founding father gym rats cartoon weight lifters greased like coppertoned monoliths grunted sweat dripping down torsos … Continue reading

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