Coarse hair splintered or bone
do you remember my father?
He crawls behind the splits
Jeffers tore into the sky.
John McShea builds Robinson Jeffers's castle
my did you hear us Brian, my wild fires can burn eucalyptus trees black and charred Brian, my but they grow back at the tree tops not at the base Brian, my did you hear us Brian, my survival is seen both in the wreckage and away from it Brian, my it's not cancer Brian, my sometime's it's not cancer, Brian...
Eric Tran collapses days
as always, another life is ending, another
star is burning out from a million years
of fusion and heat to become intergalactic dust.
Jeremy Morris rescues stars
And currently crushing on:
For no reason I remember the coyotes near the cabin
where I stayed alone. Like boys at night,
someone said. Lots of things sound far-fetched to start.
You have tried to make me yours--
I think of the bones you broke to bring me here.
I promise, I am trying to love the world.
Say it is not impossible. Place
your flowers on the sill inside me.
Later, you knew her as one knows
the shadow of a porch swing. [Canvas-clean, pale & dry—
she smelled like October] This is how you reconstruct
a human architecture how you redesign a loved one
[Grass-stained ring of earth and sky] What is the first thing
you remember about living? [Feathers & dirt: she always
knows how to float]
Sam Deal reconstructs humans
It’s like a road, at night, with nothing to light the way but eyes. You have your mother’s eyes. She was the first person to show me what was just out of reach. How close we all are to something else, something that runs right through us.
Matthew Minicucci: it's about light