Slick Bellies

SLICK BELLIES SUCH TENDER TOUCH GIVEN TO NEWOLD IS SUNK IN SEASALT WASHING SHORE, FLAVORTHOUGHTFUL MEALSWASN’T LONG AGO THIS TANG WAS GATHEREDBY FLAKY HANDSCOASTAL BREEZEA STING SO WELCOME IT BENDS LIPS UPWARDSTEETH CAPPEDREADY FOR FISH AND COCONUT RICEEVERY STEPA CHANCE TO WALK FORWARDMOVEMENT TOWARDS CHANCESHELLS OF UNCERTAINTY SCRAPING BALD FEETSAND DOLLAR COFFINS, A DELIGHT TOContinue reading “Slick Bellies”

WINDS BLOW MEDITATIVE

NORTHEAST WINDS BLOW MEDITATIVE SONGSACROSS LONG OLD BRANCHESRESTING WOODEN BONESUPON A CREAM HOUSE WITH FOREST-GREEN SHUDDERS A HOME COMPOSED OF MANY ROOMS AND MASKSONE OF FLEETING TIMEA VIBRANT FAMILY’S INEVITABLE CHANGEANCIENT TIMBERS FALLFANTASTIC REDS AND YELLOWS FALL BORN INTO A COUNTRY OF FIREWITH A BLADE FLUSH AGAINST ACHILLES HEELBREEZE MUSIC WITHOUT FEARHOLD TIRED MINDS INContinue reading “WINDS BLOW MEDITATIVE”

Coyote cries at dawn — a premiere and review

Coyote cries at dawn  — a premiere and review of Cate Von Csoke’s ‘Almoon’ BY RYAN DRAG1 WEEK AGOIN ALBUM REVIEW · MUSIC {Disclaimer: the following article was written before protests broke-out across America. The writer would like to exclaim his complete support concerning the Black Lives Matter movement and the defunding of abusive police institutions.} Photos by Nicole & Jenna Simplicity. Sounds simple, right? Well, a lotContinue reading “Coyote cries at dawn — a premiere and review”

Confusion (or Docile Limb)

CONFUSION (OR DOCILE LIMB) BATTLING WONDERMENT WITH AGED BRASS HORNSWHOSE RUSTY SONGS ARE NO LONGER FUNNYAS CAREFULLY CRIPPLING PASSIONS AREHIDDEN IN A LABYRINTH OF GREEN TERRORSLOWLY DRAINING TO RED AND BROWN FAULTSNOT A PLACE TO PAUSE GRACEFULLY SHADOWS OF YOUTH’S SADNESS ARELIGHT SWITCHES TO ELDER RESTING CHAIRSCONFUSIONS CAST WILL HEAL BONES FORWALKING COLD STREETS CONSTITUTEDContinue reading “Confusion (or Docile Limb)”