Tag Archives: lust

Entropy

An all-knowing god would see and hear every time I was thinking of you, And an omnipresent god would inhabit me, in, out, in, out, with every ragged breath, But there is no god for us, just the chaotic dispersion … Continue reading

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Lunatic Arpeggio

Lovemaking heard through a motel wall like violin practice of the insane. Snow-capped mountain like one shoulder glimpsed when a loose blouse slips And a thin black bra strap reminds me of the poem with your second-best panties. We dress … Continue reading

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haiku: sirena

sirena, bruja, curandera, cógeme con tus labios

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The Island

This is how I read — lips mouthing the words, fingers tracing the lines — the atlas of forbidden places. One time we made it there corporeally. Our island rose from the sea.

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Radiology in Winter Moonglow

These long winter nights when the world is enigmatized in snow, and the eerie moonglow makes me feel as though I am on the moon myself, a strange monochromatic sensation like x-rays of my past and future selves with all … Continue reading

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Doppler Red

Lust is a wave that shifts toward red as it races away. Taillights disappearing into fog. Wavy red hair turning for the train. Descending pitch of a lonely whistle.

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Shape of a Heart (Valentine’s Day)

We play the game called Exquisite Corpse — you with the curlicued lust lines of your tragic fine-point pens, I with charcoal-smudged weather reports and raucous blackbirds — two sides unseen of the same folded paper’s fearful symmetry. I hand … Continue reading

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