Category Archives: Metaphor

A Clear View

Obstructing the view, a pepper tree must be cleared away. Sitting on the porch, I watch the branch removal operation as limb by limb they fall down. Where will the birds go? In the morning the fog lifts and light … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis

Holding court in the kitchens, under counters, behind the sinks, and on the streets. Craving consumption and barrio binging while los vencinos bring swarms of whistling good morning pleasantries, buenos días. Devouring de la calle currency, “Did you see? Do … Continue reading

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Urban Fetus

Ecstasy, a pill a thrill
given in the closet.
(I know this after-hours place…)
Euphoria rave and
freedom by design.
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