I’ve been in New Jersey since Sunday evening, after spending a splendid weekend with my friend BM. I’ve been using my mom’s computer because I didn’t bring my own, which kind-of-but-not-really explains my mild hiatus. I’ll be back tomorrow or Thursday, haven’t quite decided yet, but until next time I’ll leave you all with a [...]
Someone throws stones at my roof, then hypocritically hides the quick hands that harmed me… I have no stones, only fragrant fresh roses in my arbor, and yet -idiosyncratically- I also hide my hand after throwing roses.
“Revenge” by Amado Nervo (translated by Sue Standing)
this is modest beauty a lowered gaze, muted color a flutter, shadows a murmur
i am looking for history in neon lights, billboards splayed on chests but this is quiet beauty
and i need to sit still, concentrate to hear the blood below my feet, the spirits in the wind, on me
under every stone [...]