Thank you for following this blog. I appreciate your support. This blog will resume Winter Solstice 2011…consider the time between as poetry’s space on the page since:
…it is silence that exposes our fiery hearts to serpentine tongues,
silence that would strip our marrow if not for the pulsing muteness
of flesh kneading flesh, of snakes and stars and moon-shackled seas.
(excerpt from “If Not for Silence” )
The painting is part of a larger watercolor that I’ll post in the future.
Zoe, the main character of my novel-in-progress, continues to photoblog at bonegirlpix.wordpress.com
Tonight we plucked that apricot moon
and ate it,
not in a gulp,
but with long laps of tongues,
carving of teeth,
squeezing nectar against palettes
till it trickled
Thank you to the editors Linda Watanabe McFerrin and Laurie McAndish King for first publishing this in Hot Flashes 2.
Nature is relationships in space.
Geometry defines relationships in space.
Art creates relationships in space.
~M. Boles and R. Newman
I’ve fallen for painting furniture. The shape of this old black table compelled me to paint it with acryllics.
A close up of the top:
The unending sentence says:
“love is here,” he said. “I will stay,” she said, thus opening a window in the sky for birds and stars to pour forth which is how we learned everything is Love is here, he said. I will stay, she said, thus…