A cunnilingus octopi sits on my desk, giving me the eye. A diving woman found her way down deep to sucking lips and tentacled hands much better than any man could offer Up on land. Image: Hokusai, K. (1814) Diving Woman & Octopi/Kinoe no komatsu. Hanshibon-size illustrated book, colour woodblock, 3 vols 22 x 15.5cm … Continue reading Octopi Diving
The cat sat on the front porch mat; Mat and cat together did sit, Till blue did join the mat and cat - Now cat and mat plus feathered tit.
Mirror. Lipstick. Smile. Another toilet/interview. The same harsh lighting. The smell of stale perfume. Your reflection asks: Is this the one? The job for you? The first time is memorable (you wear boots in cobalt blue) and gush and fawn too much to bear – they say you’ll hear back ‘soon.’ Mirror. Lipstick. Smile. … Continue reading Toilet/Interview
There are moments when tension turns to air, Moments where you expand and exhale, Moments of peace you quietly share And then there is living with endless email.
How would you know which stories are true If the telling is filled with lies and deceit? How would you know which views to pursue If knowledge is partial and never complete? She says she reads legends from a time long ago When magical beings lived in plain sight; In forests and glades with … Continue reading Ashes
They held me fast and tied me down, An eagle ate my liver; The sea rushed in – I did not drown, Bound to this rocky pillar. They punished me for gifting fire, The Gods punished a Titan; Did I know then fire would inspire, That fire could enlighten? From gifted fire … Continue reading Fire
What have you done my wasted wine? My dress is torn, my hands are shaking; He spied on you atop the pine - His limbs you rent, his head for staking. I thought he was a mountain lion, I thought I saved us from destruction; Destroyed you have your only scion - By … Continue reading Wine