Noises Like Shadows

Adjustments in posture retain conversation, Abbreviations assemble among pouting lips. Cardboard expressions set an ocular presentation.  Afternoon breaks and the painter motions bristles to color quips. In the sawdust. In the sawdust sculptors presume form. An empty hallway stages the door swing, forehead forward marks wrinkles; While  laugh-lines rise like puppet-strings. COMPLIMENTS!  Mouse holes forContinue reading “Noises Like Shadows”

Universal Truths Faulted by Scotch Tape

Scotch-Tape portioned to an inch, fastened a poster to the window shop glass, dog-eared to make its removal accessible, Prompting passing minds to hallucinate memories, of fingernails filed to nubs picking at tape corners, desiring translucent flaps to pinch a centi-meter  And remove the tape. Edges by metaphor alone offer a bargain. Allowing tiny stepsContinue reading “Universal Truths Faulted by Scotch Tape”

How to Appropriately Name a Shadow

Painter prances about the meadow under a sky smothered in overcast and envious of the powerful blue fluent in Picasso’s phase. He stoops and ensnares a daylily inside a staring contest, breeze flinches the perennial’s petals and they clap together like a wink.  “Haah!” Painter exclaims. “Gotcha.”  He picks a petal from the flower, coversContinue reading “How to Appropriately Name a Shadow”