Monthly Archives: February 2013

An Open Letter to Beauty

i see you in the ocean-blue of a tranquil sea, the gorgeous green of new new leaves, the jet black of my mother’s hair, the faint down on a baby neck.   i see you in bristly mascara-fed lashes, lissome legs, laces … Continue reading

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The Boys’ Club

Didn’t you hear about the boys’ club? Holds its meetings round the clock Behind our backs Fantasize of our behinds And talk of leaving us behind. It’s an exclusive club Mere playing ball Or mare playing ball Is denied entry. … Continue reading

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joan

slim of frame, shorn of hair, curlicues only in her doodles speared  on impatient earth, shocked red dust flying as she made her marks. metal plates rustling skirts hers as she helped her horse surge onto new fields, her domains … Continue reading

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Be good

be good while you splash, lick the salt and water sticks, your skirt floats…   be good while you imbibe spirited lemon-wedge, cross your legs and lean back, close your eyes and just be, lean against to gain balance, so … Continue reading

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step 1, step 2, step 3 and then again

she sat down-step1: dance, dance; crossed legs, slipper dangling- step 2: pant,pant and wavered at step 3 in its varied hues – viciously intense, the couch cowering under the dual assault or mildewed and desiccated like dried flowers pressed afresh and sprinkled … Continue reading

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Mud and Music

i thought i was played out splayed feet tried and tired flesh limp in its bag of mottled skin until winter whipped fresh fire and i found music in the way the jacaranda shed its lilac in sweet lilts to a warmly … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest

when life and  art mingle like a squishy tomato smattered and spreading live art on the wall, when life gives you the slip and lies its way to art, hangs out the window, bold and uncurtained, when you separate tradition … Continue reading

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