Projecting a Sunrise

A frail elder enlists A plastic chair, While Resting their eyes on boat traffic, nominates engine noise To automobile parlance And sitting hunchback scooches their bottom  Further back until the end is shared.  The elder retrieves breadcrumbs  From inside a plastic-bag, Both resources Gifted to them  By the food pantry. They proceed  To toss theContinue reading “Projecting a Sunrise”

Ode to City Parks as Metaphor for the Tax-Gap

City Park’s  Grass  Acclimates to foot-traffic,  Folds Like two parallels, never to meet.  Trophy fabric  Succumbs to the wind And smacks its clamp Against the metal flag-pole.  Clouds become Objects Familiar to imperial culture.  “I see a bear!” “I see a bull!”  Inside a shadow. Is it human?  Light pollution  Mired in smoke plumes  CurlsContinue reading “Ode to City Parks as Metaphor for the Tax-Gap”

Protesting as a Method of Cultural Appropriation

Opinions are branded as useful when appointed as the top search on Google. Arguments for or against a topic risk abandonment once the top Google search confirms or denies their standpoint. We live in an age of confirmation through information, not wisdom acquired through knowledge. When we trust companies like Facebook to organize our methodsContinue reading “Protesting as a Method of Cultural Appropriation”