Contributors * more photos to appear soon

Contributors * more photos to appear soon
Christy Namee Eriksen, kim thompson, Jon Schill

Monday, May 23, 2011


“I awoke and at times birds fled and migrated /that had been sleeping in your soul.” -- Neruda

i watched

as wind flew out from your center

a crash of wings

a crash of claw and beaks

(i have seen crows mourn their brethren)

(what this thing is now

i do not dare to

name it

i cast my eyes down to the earth

where my hand rests trembling)

half of my self

is still over on the other side

of all the unknown waves that sing out from the depths

where mermaids swoon

and the leviathan still roam

my body sits here planted

before a metal rectangle with plastic

and wires

for guts

my feet one footed on a metal bar

and the other resting 'hind it

legs crossed

i do not dare to call out into

what should not yet be


a black fly stealths its way in


"i know

i know

do you?"

and these birds are

gossiping about what it is



there is sunlight in the alley

and invisible utterances of

flutters through the


"yes you must"

i mouth to j.alfred prufrock

but he just rolls his trousers

eats a peach

picks up his coffee spoons



out the


kim thompson 23 may 2011 seoul s.korea 14.19

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