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Types of Animals

after Borges some by branching   by bivalve   by colony   by loping   by leaping some disguised in waiting   in watching   by blending in motion some in color   in...

Hart Island

look, proof from satellites: mass graves on Hart Island, an old plot of land I never knew existed & never thought to visit. the unnamed & unclaimed, the...

The Red

The red of the port scar near her heart of the Citgo sign’s glow when I turn to the window of my eyes from watching her in the infusion...

Thinning to Fable

Inside the house no snow No wood of footbridges dark with a staying wet in a forest black with green and lore with white But burning hands under...

Underfunded

Robert’s black hi-top fade has been dyed blue this week, and after I teach the prompt to prepare these third and fourth graders to write poems on constellations they’ve created by connecting the...

Greetings from Paradise

How is your heart? How is your hallux? How is your inner sea horse?

Schadenfreude

Everything comes at a price. This evening, too, will have to be atoned for, somehow. The balcony door is open and the dog watches our neighbors bicker outside. She’s...

Ventilators in Demand

(they) don’t want    mass panicsnakes for your ankles snakes for your (body)                  everyone maybe gets their own (air pumps a...

A Day In March, 2021

Such a windless day, you lie on our driveway, after sniffing on a forest trail. I sit down, put you on my lap. Your red curly coat glows; your...

Alone

From childhood, on Pitkin and Easton Avenue, I have not been As others were: I have not seen— Portals eclipsed by the clamor of the boulevard,...

amercurial

may it remain unchartered, chatter of latesinging mockingbirds, it is daybreak no matter when awakened. how else to halt the haunting but to avoid the night? all...