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MalKai’s Last Seduction

Posted on 6 February 2013

 “the most powerful seductions are executed against the silence of few words” Sometimes, I feel shoulder shrug like a motherless child. cheek rub against shoulder Sometimes, I feel like a motherless child. body slump   At twilight, when the earth is settling down for rest, MalKai is turning over inside. The colors of dusk pierce… »

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At Life’s Limits

Posted on 6 February 2013

1. Musicians, practicing an age-old tradition, scatter syncopated rhythms across the night sky. Through rapid hand movements and homemade instruments, they pay homage to fierce gods. The music tattoos the sky’s surface with patterns of prayer, patterns that transform themselves into welcome mats for beings in realms the musicians have no knowledge of. One such… »

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The Orange Grove

Posted on 4 December 2012

Ophelia places her wet hands on her young hips and pauses a moment.  The whites are hanging on the clotheslines, the darks are soaking in the washtub.  The midday sun is high.  She turns and looks up the hill at the big house.  Cecelia is there, waving from the kitchen door.  Ophelia waves back. She… »

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Market Intimacies

Posted on 4 December 2012

Cursing herself and her tomb of a marriage, Sunshine picked up her basket, rested it on her hip and swayed out of the yard. She went to a neighbor’s field to pick wildflowers and went down to the river to rest them on a small mound of earth. With fluttering eyelids, she imagined the twisted… »

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