“ORCINUS”

Orcinus, a placeand a liver taken out. Grandmother is the black knife that scalpswhat crowns from underneath,the things that tourmalinecan seem— And the wet exhalethat shivers in the space she goredThe ringlets of the cartilagethe foldings of the sea. Grandmother brings end by eaten shore,the offals that unspooland dribble— And her warning that’s whiteand a … Continue reading “ORCINUS”

“DARLENE”

I. and what routes like blue veinsto the heart of discontentthat seethes unceasinglyand blackens everythingwith charred ends there are manyvines of evilcreeping andchokingthe good fruit the apple half eatendiscardedin long ditchgrasslit uponby bugs until eveningtimeand dimmer yetathwart this meridianof the untilted worldthe unshaded sphere where to go from hereif all roads like stemslead to soillike … Continue reading “DARLENE”

“THE CHINA BANK OF FREEDOM IN DIALOGUE WITH THE CHINA BANK OF CONTROL” – “THE CHINA BANK OF DESIRE IN DIALOGUE WITH THE CHINA BANK OF HATRED”

The China Bank of Freedom in dialogue with the China Bank of Control China Bank of Freedomhas issued a statement:"For these uncertain timeswe restate our thesis:the value of Freedomderives from its Control. Freedom is the miragefor those myopic mindswho escape the cityby rushing to the woods,only to raze the woodsand rebuild the city. Freedom is … Continue reading “THE CHINA BANK OF FREEDOM IN DIALOGUE WITH THE CHINA BANK OF CONTROL” – “THE CHINA BANK OF DESIRE IN DIALOGUE WITH THE CHINA BANK OF HATRED”

“VISION”

Forking lance of purple fire flowing In the hazes of its victim. Misty carnage Of an old oak rent deep by lightning. Its fibres split and twisted into Labyrinths of gore and smolder. Still standing, in half evaporations, (rain for future children) Where it had for many the small life of man. The farmer’s shade … Continue reading “VISION”

“THE ENEMY OF MY ENEMY IS NOT MY FRIEND” – “THE CRICKETS ARE VERY LOUD TONIGHT” – “EXIT, PURSUED BY A BEAR”

THE ENEMY OF MY ENEMY IS NOT MY FRIEND The billionaire begets a millionaire.The millionaire begins plottingto kill and eat the billionaire.I’m on the sidelines. Then I fallinto the river and am carried away. THE CRICKETS ARE VERY LOUD TONIGHT Sitting at the kitchen table,looking at the night sky through the window,I think I see … Continue reading “THE ENEMY OF MY ENEMY IS NOT MY FRIEND” – “THE CRICKETS ARE VERY LOUD TONIGHT” – “EXIT, PURSUED BY A BEAR”