July 6, 2022

Extract of Time

I live aloneLulu cat strides the pianosprick-spack sprick-sprackOne blue eye one green My dreams have fledI am contentlaugh to myselfknowing the secrets truth keptfrom desire I fry two eggs in the iron skilletbutter bubbles the surfacedancing eggs balloon outhere and therebefore becoming an omelet At night wrapped in a patterned shawlI rummage old letters with […]

9th St.

Get up in the darkfeel for my pants and shoescoffee offers false hopethe eyes not responding Mustard pillars below groundWet Paintvoices travel the cold tiles(mustard gas a possibility they say) Stand the whole wayfeel for my musicreading “Esme” miss my stop Beth LevinSince her age twelve debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Beth Levin has been celebrated as […]