From Modern Mythcraft to Magical Surrealism

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Poetry

Poetry

I Kissed a Dragon

I kissed a dragon once / in a desert hammered flat by stars. / His breath, hot with experience, / scraped / but / / made me feel / vibrant.

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The Hole is the Beginning

Whenever a mother does not have a child / but needs a child, she goes to the hole / and there is always a baby / waiting for her.

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The Himba Destroyer

i. / I met a god today / he sat by / the window in economy / no leg room

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The God’s Wife

The moon is a god / It is best to thank him. / The night is the time of spirits; of the dead / It is best to stay inside

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Self-Inflicted Haunt

I confess my guilt time and again—

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Goldilocks

Confused, are you / the inkling shoestring type / who always gets away / You must remind me: / who am I to you if / you do not bite?

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Georgia Clay Blood

I marched through sanctified fields / those fields / in Georgia

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noonday reflections

the day i realized you weren’t just for me anymore / but you were now for someone else too / i found dry sweat in every sheet and skin crease

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Methuselah Performs A Magic Trick

Methuselah star (HD 140283) is a yellow subgiant located in the constellation Libra. It is one of the oldest stars known. With an estimated age of 14.46 ± 0.8 billion years, the star appears older than the universe itself. 

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EVOLVE (for the Dewdrop Duchess)

When you were a centipede, I was a millipede. / Our difference was but time, distance, length and speed. / You measured in centimeters while I did mine in millimeters;