cHoke me with a good pOem

Art succumbs to loose ends mechanized to counter the better option and secure the knot. Colors and shapes adorn patterns that discover balance, knot secured. But the tie off is a solo experience, dangling requires assistance, physical instruction (body language) and verbal commands. It’s a Pendulum allegiance to no-one, which comprehends what’s in the middle. Continue reading “cHoke me with a good pOem”

Art as an “Investment”

A wart overtook the artist’s knuckle, preventing their wrinkles from attempting full bloom. Inside their bedroom, low wattage bulbs approved weak shadows whose tint intermingled with the blemish’s eclipse, making it difficult to distinguish where their flesh clumped up to form the bump.  In order to recoup their losses on art supplies and wart remover,Continue reading “Art as an “Investment””

Trusting Silence to Reveal the Truth and Becoming Depressed about what is revealed….

“The fact that life has no meaning is a reason to live – moreover, the only one.“-Emil Cioran Adoration for simplicity, qualified Kingdom-come, welcomed new centuries and fixed regicide to rectify introspection.  (If we are GODS. We are MARTYRS too). Newscaster reported that, “the revolution will not be televised,”as footage of the capital burning playedContinue reading “Trusting Silence to Reveal the Truth and Becoming Depressed about what is revealed….”

…just stay home

A language exchange, terses verbal onslaught, Translates An uncomfortable description: “Read.”  Curled toes bargain with the heartbeat, pace alone  Comforts the options  Diagnosed through an inquiry, anxiety insisted upon.  Begins the comparison  Against personal actions, to those performed By others.  ‘If this meant that…’ ‘I did this before…’ ‘It must mean that…’ Infant interactions, definedContinue reading “…just stay home”

Lounge Wear

Exposed by Loungers present their hips for suicide. Typical Americana, lawn furniture  Censors flesh in stripes And organizes a sunburn  To trail where restrictions flourish. Different architecture disguises  Front of the house aspirations. Lawn gnomes posed in angry side-eye. Doormats covered with generic clever comments. Live. Laugh. And love. Belongs above the oven, For HellContinue reading “Lounge Wear”

Re-dux: Savior Complex

Ajax compensated for his loneliness by posturing his lips to Ohm in silence.  Boredom enticed him to lapp his tongue and taste the bourbon smell  emitting from his voice.  Ohm. He began, simplified his thoughts and transcribed them to a social media post. Establishing Ajax’s intoxication.  Roll on Snare. Illuminate the laughter sign.  Life becomesContinue reading “Re-dux: Savior Complex”

accidental. art.

Vandals incorporated cracks, lingering in lightning-bolt directions, about City Hall’s concrete walls, into their compositions. Situating horizontal darkness to represent Frida’s unibrow, overcasting her stern expression, holding court to brief glances. Entering to pay parking tickets, or demand the mayor “do something” about an intersection frequenting accidents, lacking the appropriate command posted in White andContinue reading “accidental. art.”

Showcases of Color with Respect to Advertisement

An explosion, origins unverified, erupted from the pond. Clumps of algae broke apart from each other and followed the current, collided with sunfish and bluegill carcasses floating belly up, reflecting full color spectrum off their scales, to combat the black of their dead eyes. Sitcom streamed through Hulu paused on a commercial break, Tide PodsContinue reading “Showcases of Color with Respect to Advertisement”

A Poet and Painter Meet at a Bar and in the End They’re Accused of Theft

Ink melts wax Presents  art as wick-sacrifice, To tongues burning English (surrendering economic advantages). First germ in sequence of distribution  To the Products of Empire, Picasso, benumbed from red wine, broke the chairs of peasants and styled the shards before Apollinaire’s derby-hat, insisted he describe the pieces in verse.  But with nowhere to sit. HeContinue reading “A Poet and Painter Meet at a Bar and in the End They’re Accused of Theft”

debt.

Eye-bag fundamentals stylize the culture wars, securing feather touches to optical brackets, Wide stance glance And Solomon’s contemporary cousin  Reaches into his sport coat, removes from the jetted pocket (framed by a sewer grate) (highlighted by a darkness that newspaper font envys)  A clump of bills indicating owed finances.  (clown makeup white as the illuminatedContinue reading “debt.”