Miles Davis & Chaka Khan / Human Nature – Live at Montreux

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traffic cone / Donna Fleischer

traffic cone

in a bed of tulips

how did I go wrong?

Donna Fleischer
(first publication)

Portrait of Oscar Wilde

art by Jennifer Vinegar Averie 2010

Alice Miller / The Roots of Violence

by way of
poet Pascale Petit and
Pamela Robertson–Pearce,
artist /film-maker/writer
editor/translator/designer

The Matter of Poetry

We are walking
We are walking within
a slow dark river
among a calendar of wide stones
white with sun standing up like sound

We want them to say hello
We want them to name us too
In our anonymous solitude we call out
‘look at me,’ we call this god we say
we are walking with the
great gypsum eye  who speaks with stones

~ Donna Fleischer
from Intimate Boundaries 1991

Laura Nyro / I Never Meant to Hurt You

淋しいからだから爪がのび出す  尾崎放哉

sabishii karada kara tsume ga nobidasu

from a lonely body

nails begin

to grow

~ Hosai Ozaki (1885-1926)
Fay Aoyagi, translator

from “Gendai no Haiku” (Modern Haiku),
edited by Shobin Hirai, Kodansha, Tokyo, 1996