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Some Tools of My Trade

When it comes to writing prose, I’m pretty exclusively a computer user. Writing by hand is toooooo sllllooooooowww a process when it comes to getting stuff out of my head and onto a page. But when it comes to jotting down ideas, writing things down so that I’ll remember them later (very important when you’re ADHD), doodling and daydreaming, I’m …Continue reading →

Our Angel of Biscuits Most Brilliant

jump up! jump around! i’m feeling stupid & profound all wrappedup in coffee all jazzed on moonlight bright white flowers bursting this night will never end hop hop rabbit! hop hop up! there’s sugar in the coffeecup there’s seaweed in the maze & i’m dazed & crazed (& only slightly fazed) there’s sugar in the coffeecup there’s honey down the …Continue reading →

Kitsune Mandala

in the corner of orange i wait impatiently for bursting green & fireworks starlight dripping from my catholic shoes & i dream our lady of dandelions blooming like blue eggs dancing lightly on her ragtime bones in the corner of chalk under the temple of the spangled priest i sleep fitfully with your ragamuffin quilt the taste of kisses on …Continue reading →

What I’m Reading

This is what I’m currently reading, what’s entertaining me, educating me, inspiring me (book-wise). Some of these are first time reads, some are rereads. From top to bottom: The Assassin’s Curse by Cassandra Rose Clarke, The Emperor of Dreams by Clark Ashton Smith, In the Palm of Your Hand: a Poet’s Portable Workshop — A Lively and Illuminating Guide for …Continue reading →

Psalm & Pepper

the owls are sifting us softly tonight & that straw hat you wear is a map of the lost loves that plague your sleep leaving you cold in a closet & oh that cotton rag placed squarely on my shoulders will embalm me in green vinyl at the end of the feast of pumpkins goldleaf & aluminumtooth pinned to his …Continue reading →


head in the clouds head in the sand head in the water hand-in-hand with heart & head watermelon snoozers in my bed in my head my sweater unraveling before the fall all in all since you forgot it’s never too late it’s never too late it’s never too late for the times we spent in cages of ice broken into …Continue reading →

Cranberry Soda

i have a craving to go raving through the streets of your ghosttown following you thusly & mostly ’round here & there & thar i have an inkling to go sinking singing & chanting & choochoochooing dancing ’round the cathedral of your sweet sweet self & thisly & thusly my thistlehead whistling i will be for you & yesly & …Continue reading →

As Cruel as Candy

oh sweet waste of time how i want to pop your fizzle as i wizard through the middle of your springdamp leaves leave your garden unguarded & fill me with your wishes your dreams & your dishes all washed & dried with your spoons & knives monkey in the middle the cat & the fiddle the meddle & the muddle …Continue reading →


this space a timebomb popsicle a toychest incognito & frozen glass a corridor for you to fall for you to stumble ball & chain ball & chain a million years of rain this town a tiny dancing sea a buzzing humbug bundle of joy a little lost & lovely for you to fall for you to crumble ball & chain …Continue reading →

If You Were the Pope

if i were the king of your pumpkinheaded land i’d cross the burning deserts just to kiss your velvet hand i’d paint my hair the color of your eyes & tell you stupid things & do my best to impress you if i were the king & we all find ourselves on the short bus of destiny sometimes… if you …Continue reading →

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