Dedication

This is to the band of daring ones whose blisters danced with mine, whose laughter taught my heart to beat bolder rhythm rhymes, whose curious spirits rose to the dawn bird’s call, all for the purpose of feeling alive. This is to the ones who follow their hearts’ pulsing shouts, who’ve written journeys with maps…

Lilac Rain

So, I’m racing forests Chocolate tickling my cuticles Tingling tongue wishing it were 1997 When spring’s sticky scent sprinkled fairy dust patterns So bright they reflected puddles And the backyard was a slightly overexposed polaroid instant The wind whispers memories in between my vertebrates And I can’t help but think about lilac rain How it…

Dream Logic Apology

A Sestina My dreams remind that wind will soon rattle dust across the evening, where the lightning once made way for a bleached dynamic of kidnapped meditations. Weary one, I remember straining my ears to record your lament, ashamed I was employed by instinct. I thought I could command instinct but there’s medicinal power in…

Sandbox Play

We’ve been placing bets in our makeshift beach casino You trip through gold Sand flies, Grainy daggers sting my eyes, You apologize And dust settles

Dreamsense Court Fool

Guys, I think I’ve figured out how to jump the universes. All you need is a pear in one hand and deep breaths in the other and lots of chamomile rain. Oh but good god, my dear, don’t drink the storm, it’s supposed to sink into your pores! What I mean is, I think I’ve figured…

Silly Me and Destiny

Jelly limbs swim through a rose quartz pool to the ocean home Silly me, I thought I was destined to ride the highest wave and never return But dinosaur melodies dig through the evening And the little gentleman demands that I dance So I dance I dance and spin and twirl to the ocean home…

Rules of Thought II

Please don’t interrupt me It’s a rule my father taught me Please don’t-

Mileva Maric on Relativity

  Titel, Serbia. A brilliant physicist is born. Female. Oh, the wonder and glee The vast universe My mind Ever expanding to sculpt stencils Around these inconsistencies My head might soon burst Pop! Ouch, but oh what fun Let the gleeful games begin Royal Classical High School in Zagrebe. Oh, the wonder and the glee…

After the Deluge

Enflamed in the lipids of my brain, I can still remember how I couldn’t stop staring down the stars. Electronic bursts of human made moonbeams tug my eyes. I can’t pull away

Cycle

In Summer Unrealistic brights blind