THE TIME OF DAY

Surface tension explodes in liquid refraction today’s last whale jumps through ozone-hazed mirror breaching myopic ceiling suspended in blue gravity acquiescing exhaled prisms under skies. Above whalebone bodice foamy lace lifted rainbows transform become cumulonimbus smearing horizon watermarked veils billowing outside empty windows. Fifteen seconds between constant beats mercury floating bivalve suns crystal tonnage imprisoned […]

ISLANDS OF CONFLICT

Our neighbour steals our land.  The destructive bashes she hosts can last for days, though late at night the bass eventually lulls us to sleep.  On sunny days we inhabit the pathways bordering our common boundary.  Some poach her fish.  Others leave their trash at her front door.  My children throw stones.  I cannot stop […]