Baptism by Fire

Ten smiles break over the horizon Chipped bone contributes to a hallucination  Sky lettered  In reactionary politics Breath of clouds Sky sighs  Studying textures via touch  Learned experience  Gains recognition  -same- As its opposite?  Rectifying the ambient jangle Incites the bargain match Betwixt  Piercing stares  And the monk  Who happens upon God In her cloudsContinue reading “Baptism by Fire”

Conscripted Belligerence

Conscripted belligerence  Soft  Pillows welcome  Comfortable defiance. Homeward. Appendage in tepid bath water. Soothes the iron out  Of flames shimmering from rags wetted in gasoline. FLAMES. Lick  Up from bath water, accosting waves teetering like the American opinion  On diplomacy. Postage is lyrical. Postage is assumptive. Coming forth, text is trained  By the mind decipheringContinue reading “Conscripted Belligerence”

voice from a flame

Lighter fluid displaced, at what juncture in time does a misplacement flourish? Mathematical inclusivity demands that out of the options for placement inside the room, an object eventually is there. To coincide, flames will scream, blessed by chemical cohabitation, but to rewind and place the fluid back inside the lighter, impossible? Deemed…impossible.  Smoke anchors theContinue reading “voice from a flame”

The Aesthetic Beauty of a Riot

The process to present riot gear as aesthetically pleasing to the populace while retaining a menacing essence required months of research. A weapons manufacturer printed advertisements in popular right wing publications requesting “Men and Women of all shapes and sizes” to serve their country like never before. Patriotic men slid their bellies off from theirContinue reading “The Aesthetic Beauty of a Riot”