Portrait of Adamine

    The sunlight was 24 karat and a soft breeze was cuffing the pines on their chins. Adamine and I were standing by the water, so close, I was afraid of falling in. She said, "In our rather pleasant time together I have found you to be brilliant without all the fuss of brilliance or anything in...


    i: hers Mute it utters ravage Guernican mouth in bleak December Busted-up lines of Poe: —each separate dying ember wreaks its ghost upon the floor January moon mouth phosphorescence purged in dark to swallow up the gone Too soon Dawn, twilight, wailing newsprint, breakfast, trains...
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    How to give a cat a pill

    HOW TO GIVE A CAT A PILL Pick cat up and cradle it in the crook of your left arm as if holding a baby. Position right forefinger and thumb on either side of cat's mouth and gently apply pressure to cheeks while holding pill in right hand. As cat opens mouth pop pill into mouth. Allow cat to...

    Lines Written Before the Day Shift

    Let me be the architect in the glass city of your mouth, the wild clock of your mouth that spins backward: glass to sand, sand to freshwater pearl. Let me be the beekeeper, feather merchant, knife thrower, soothsayer, the savant of your mouth. The farrier with tested theories of wear and...