UNTITLED POEM XIX

Stilted face, propped by prods Sleeping eyes beneath pearl silk In a white, ocean of sand An eternal kingdom without motion A canoe boiling beneath cloudless sky Out in the nebula, a shadow of moon Among sapphire nothingness And sleep continues, while time haunts The evanescence of birth

UNTITLED POEM XI

Blackberries and maple honey Resting upon the tongue Almonds and flaring apples Coating inside the lung   Hammocks and eager crickets Endless clicking through leaves Melting ice inside glass Infinite float and grieve   Aching skin, trapping heatwaves Celestial burn in blue Absent fluff, sapphire heavens Twisting day of new