Tuesday, June 15, 2021


Perhaps it's high time we 
the instruments.

Perhaps if we began 
with our 
second thoughts—

and then 
worked backwards—

we wouldn't get
the answer

but at least
it'd be 
a start.


Just try 
to jazz correctly 

and analyse 
these harmonies 

while you're moonstruck 
by the melody, 

and see 
how far you get.


On a silent chess-
board, stuck 
in stalemate,

each object 
screams the same 
obvious thing—

our compulsion 
to grasp
the weight 

and the shape 
of each 
piece's intent

is what keeps 
smudging up 
all of the photographs

with some filthy,