Illumination Through Verse

Vessel

Vessel

is it a leopard-patterned print or a white surgical mask that covers the nose and mouth? is it a tall sombrero or a straw sunhat in beige and black that covers the top of the head? crown of stars...

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Hell

Hell

sometimes it takes me a moment to realize that I’m in hell I see the one who is so afraid to die from hunger so afraid to feel what erupts from the belly through the throat that she grabs whatever...

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I Sip Stars

I Sip Stars

today I sip Stars  through a straw I bargain with the Sun for more Love more Love in my heart more Love in my body what do I have to offer but the Horus made flesh?   the winter air ruffles the...

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My Heart Says

My Heart Says

in the stillness my Heart says STOP stop the quarreling the arguing with Nature the arguing with God give it up give it away let yourself collapse into My Arms let yourself rest on this bed of roses...

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In the Morning

In the Morning

in the morning I wake in despair I hover three feet above my body which is curled over like a frozen pink shrimp like a scared fetal embryo just implanted in an unfriendly womb the upper left turn...

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My Greatest Joy

My Greatest Joy

my greatest joy is life my life feeling deeply feeling the thrust of the hurricane feeling the force of the tsunami and shining my lantern there gathering the reptiles the spiders the slugs with...

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