it’s human to build

it’s human to build
shelter with whatever is
available to

us – a deck of cards, sand, snow,
the spirit, other people
.
20210224:2018
y

two months in, mashi

with protection spells,

with protection spells,
great care
must be taken in
word choice –
and still, we
will slip up,
there will be
omissions,
like pandemics,
a deep freeze,
loneliness
.
20210222:2001
y

on the surface, weight

on the surface, weight
is one calculation away
from accuracy –

the size and shape of a thing
does not easily divulge depth
.
20210221:1422
y

it takes months of work

some tomatoes are

at any given

at any given
moment, memories become
carbonated, rise,

rising, risen, until they
reach the surface of consent
.
20210219:0742
y

one year later, we

one year later, we
may have learned to tread water, but
we’re still hoping that

drained-pool politics will not come
for us as long as we’re kicking
.
20210218:2150
y

most will let power

most will let power
go to their heads – whoever
said money is the

root of all evil has not
sat on the board of a co-op
.
20210217:2214
y

when money catches