Category Archives: nomenclature

Bee here

This is a pause to reflect on place. On where I have been, or where I am at. On where you are at, dangling off the sentenced end like that. Being here in the moment, this moment, this moment, The … Continue reading

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When cooking with spices,

remember the times when you learned them. Garam Masala, pepper and powder, cinnamon, cardamum, clove bud, ginger, mustard, cumin, celery seed, saving sweet, icing sugar, vanilla beans triplewrapped, pressed into pages, hot tea in a glass jar taking bee sweet … Continue reading

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Found poem: in which the police come inside to turn out the lights and open a window to watch our neighbour whose wife has just died and who has said to a friend that he might not make it through the night

Late last night while winding down after visiting with friends there was a loud knock on the door, or more like a rap. n. 1 a quick, sharp knock or blow: there was a confident rap at the door. It … Continue reading

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Super

I’m super pretty and I don’t know why. That’s the lyric cycling in my head right now, shaming, blaming, containing, restraining, reframing, and draining me into my drink. And then the key tumbling the front door lock echoing down the … Continue reading

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Food grows all over this city. (In three parts.)

Part One. Polite. All this time on my hands is turning into an inrushing of ideas and long list of projects. This summer on the coast has had the warmest weather of the last several years, maybe even the best … Continue reading

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Moving through utopian space

Yesterday, I came across this post, “What relativism means to me,” by Christopher Powell. It brought to my mind what I have been thinking of as utopian space: the elusive and unfixed space between the perceived and the perceiver. (I … Continue reading

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I had a massive bun . . .

. . . but I chopped it in order to lighten my head. All that hair was a frenzied mad mass of paradoxical anxieties, half-baked hypotheses, edited-but-not-gone ramblings, and the ghosts of essays past. As one friend said: That is … Continue reading

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