Monthly Archives: August 2015

Dustbowl

They pounded the ground with their feet That had walked from length to length Of a world they had taken for kindling And a dustbowl was left They tore up the words The golden voices Captured in lines and loops … Continue reading

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Sound That Changed Me Part 2 

I rest my head against the window Refusing eye contact with my opposite Taking in countryside Drowning out the conversations About lovers And ham And fencing And accounts With thoughts of yesterday Staying in my head Keeping my blinkers steady … Continue reading

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Sound that changed me Part 1

I was in the room In hour 52 And your arrival was my exit I was floating on gas And bouncing off walls And my blood was the sound A wet tennis ball Against a wall Over and over And … Continue reading

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Warrior Woman

She’ll be up at the dawn And she’ll lift her kids up And she’ll lift her friends up And her mother too And she’ll lift him up high Though he throws her down low Holds her down low Keeps her … Continue reading

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Fragments Of You

It was a quickening of the beat They said Then a slowing Then a stop It was fast they said But it lasts for ever In almond eyes In little grips That opened up And became beautiful hands That tinkered … Continue reading

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