Of Artifice. #poetry #earthweal

First thing we noticeupon entering the reservoir's secret sphere:an echo and an emptinessas if the chambers of the human brainhad been removed, scooped out to leavethe hollow of a barren skull. I won't say 'no birds sing'for you may hear their cheerful chatterin their nests above the dambelow, the rim betrays the lake's mishandlingby human... Continue Reading →

Promethean Heat #poetry #earthweal

‘ Put out the light...But once put out thy lightI know not where is that Promethean heat That can thy light relume’ (Shakespeare, Othello, 5.2.7-13) Lightning blinds usthen shows usthe world in negative:the whites of our eyes darkened andthe black, alight with ire A lightning flashcan down a treeor be the blue touch-paperto tinder-box dry earthkindling... Continue Reading →

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