Does the soul linger

Does the soul linger after the last heart beat— uncover lines and cords strewn on the body—

Telomere—

Telomere— the end is here— Cold leaf on a windshield— wiped— conducts the end of songs—

Logographing the Moon

Buwan Many poems of indigenous Filipino tribes contain imagery of the moon. Below is a poem (ambahan) of the Hanunoo people from Antoon Postma’s Treasure …

At Giardino Rossi

At Giardino Rossi before I sit to rest, a pair of little boots trip on cobble stones before me.

Beneath the columns

Beneath the columns a young woman sits to smoke into my bronchi Colonne di San Lorenzo European Respiratory Society: “Non-smokers are at …