Monthly Archives: April 2021

not a manticore

“Color is not a human or a personal reality; it is a political reality.” —James Baldwin / The Fire Next Time

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up with people

(press play button above for my short film: parapraxis) Try the Truth We’ve all had contact with death, or with typewriter bullets resounding. We’ve seen zucchettos falling off heads—miters beatified without popes beneath them—and then sought the refuge of the … Continue reading

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evil winds blow

  (press play button above for my short film: coco oooaaa) scirocco haiku a mitre-less popezucchettos fly off bald patesevil winds blow cold “1. Copy somebody’s style. 2. Fuck it up. 3. Keep fucking it up. 4. Keep really, really … Continue reading

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your pie hole

(press play above to watch my short film: whipping) Overheard In a Dream Haiku “Typewriter bullets,” He says, “I’ll caulk your pie hole, Pink tart a-go-go!” “And life doesn’t last, art doesn’t last; it doesn’t matter.” — Eva Hesse / … Continue reading

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grey alley stink

(press play above to watch my short film: minatory) minatory (haiku) dried blood in the air— grey alley stink of urine— a crisis of faith “So I’m a cat trying to make it in the world because I’m condemned to … Continue reading

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feckless anagram composition

(press play above to watch my short film, cloud generator) Feckle of Fug Fugue Fickle In a land where nothing of note took place—except waiting for something of note to take place—here, there lived a figure, a fixture, of feckless anagram … Continue reading

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living hard pain

To Snare A Ghost (a blackout poem with short film / press play above) Final List Electric bedroom New witch Add wall next to track Wedge or arc Change entry Too damaged by Change We want to keep them at … Continue reading

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never a good

(press play above to watch the short film) Using the dongle is never a good thing. “A slit of light torn in the cliff is just enough to remind me There is only despair in the world we create.” — … Continue reading

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need for redemption

(press play above for short film) evasive and withdrawn terracotta facades work that ignores your native intelligence the need for redemption grows a state prison for women on one side a jail for men nearing release on the other a … Continue reading

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done with this

AND “If the desire to write is not accompanied by actual writing, then the desire must be not to write.” — Hugh Prather

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