May 25, & other poems

It’s a spiritual practice to imagine a deep web of interconnections
between us and every other living creature on this planet and yet
how precisely this practice fails.

Twenty-Seven Club, & other poems

we have been released into nothing morethan mere ritualshorter days warmer monthsnew discoveries year after year this truth starts firing

for fear of trial, we lose the fightlord drag us back to the gutterwhere all things weak break free—