Monthly Archives: October 2009

the scent of death

there is a scent     a moment upon entering the doors     of certain  acute care facilities        when  olfactory senses kick in     with the aroma of age    of adult diapers  the amonia-like scent of urine   stuck to the unwashed       like unholy waters       or over ripe   turning fruit                         the … Continue reading

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again, LA

this time    its not   the story,  lar         this time        its a real two days two days       to say        goodbye  and hello    again             as tim buckley’s lyrics      appropriately sit     fresh in my head     while today      my heart sits       breaking a little        in my chest           … Continue reading

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nam e dro p

anvil               drop           ball                    drop                    bank                     drop                            cloth                         drop                                         blood                        drop                                                        gum                               drop                                                                      name                                drop?                                                                                                     drop                                                                                         by                                                                       drop                                                          those                                         who                              constantly                  name      drop                 validate                                             what                                                      we                                                         … Continue reading

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re-engineering

in shared life      its easy to take  unconscious    advantage   its easy to want/wish to selfishly squirrel away  spare moments   as we  grab  onto them for dear life..     in those seconds when we untangle  from rent generating portions on this  plane     we separate and compartmentalize  … Continue reading

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feeding the flames with permissions

 darkness through silence slammed the calm out of an october night      with permissions granted  we gauged water       power      light and heat source declined            all invitations to become one as part of our       insignificant footnotes    we then  avoided attempts at restoration    of line and verse        with … Continue reading

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daze like this

its dark outside at 2pm full clouds are gathering for tonight’s     predicted rainstorm          the fallen leaves sit silently covering wooden deck slabs outside this glass door     dead flowers sit      still unattended in talavera pots       understanding end-games     better than i ever could … Continue reading

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infection, finger

its difficult to type here    when a swelling digit starts yammering at you fuck!  it hollers,  recalling  friday night’s soup pan  heat that  was grabbed      sans holder of hot pots initial reaction:      o h           now its just a simple blister           causing discomfort still, … Continue reading

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