Cut it off. Watch it twitch.
Carry with you that plumb heart.
Trace the constellation with a narrow thumb.
Can life skim the black of summer?
amidst a flat rock barrel of sweat, salt and flesh. It is a peninsula, a panhandle, a wing, a tuxedo in the sand- cultivated in human history to satisfy our...
Her royal sapphire and sovereign,
the Great Blue Heron
is the majestic hunter of the Gulf of Mexico:
a thrasher of toads, rodents and small fish.
The exhaust of a sacred viaduct
captured on a turntable with one gulp.
Skim the daisy-
a swallow of the moon
and the surface of the starry sky.