Carolyn van Langenberg

Speedy Syntax

the crescent curve of his back when flame touches skin stitching sinners he peeled back the sheet and slid his hands with the speedy syntax of channel surfing. Recommended temperature should not exceed 42 degrees. the time we got the …

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in the yoga class, breathing Ardha Padmasana, my rusted shoulders don't florally grace half lotus green thumbs agree Dan's brittle lemon tree can't resist superannuants bracing the Wall Street crisis and stiff winds crossed legs unlatch reluctant joints I bend …

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Painting Rain

For Yuko Matsuzawa       silence in splash deft brush fine deepening the rib of light in the language of touch silk spins wet her loop of mind classical she is painting rain

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Fury, a portrait

(for MF and all the others) She is the woman no one wants to see The fingered daughter with rage boiling in her Body flinging pain at all the letters She taps across the computer screen From left to right. …

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