(The formatting is not done by far yet, and what is enjambment, even? But at least here's some work :)) I must become, I must become - I am the winter witch, I am the lover, the dying lover, I am the blade that gnaws the wheat. I must keep becoming, a carapace sliding from [...]
Do you ID as Queer/GNC? Are you in Central NJ? Do you write poetry? Stop by and come on in! I'm still working out things like venues, times, dates.
Sometimes I talk back to dead poets. What do you want from me? My entire life is talking to people that don't listen, so why not talk to those that can't? In 1900 Walt Whitman published Leaves of Grass, which contained "Give Me The Splendid, Silent Sun". In this poem he entreated, in his effusive [...]
This is well and truly a work in progress. I haven't really touched this in years. I had been playing with the phrases, even trying to translate them into Spanish to keep my brain limber. No clue what it means or where it came from. I just really like the word "primordial" and I'm fascinated [...]
I have been working at this bastard for years. I think I am at Oscar Wilde's famous point of taking a comma out all morning then putting it back in at night. Among the many things that make me think of images, lines, and phrases is "The Sublime". I have always loved the aesthetic extreme, [...]
I have hemmed and hawed, stopped and started for years. I wanted to do something along these lines, but I never had a clear vision of how they should look. But now I have just started to make them, and it's easy! What am I talking about? Books! Specifically, itty-bitty books of my own poems. [...]