All posts tagged “secrets

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from ‘On Secrets’ by Mary Ruefle

“When you are walking down a city street and not paying much attention—perhaps you are downtrodden by some confusion—and come suddenly upon a rose bush blooming against a brick wall, you may be struck and awakened by the appearance of beauty. But the rose is not… Read More

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“my evil is removed/my sin is forgiven”

A pencil marked Post-it found in a lobby in Edison, N.J. “one of the Seraphs eg [angel] flew towards me in his hands was a hot coal he had taken from the [altar] with tongs. He touched my mouth with it & said Look this… Read More

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Lenny Bruce Tattoo I, v6 [082520122014]

time fogs a feather in her handwriting falls faintly beneath the steam on the surface of the mirror … covalent glyphs dribble down my chin the first time i hear her, the look in her eyes sun swirling across pepperbright skin … “what do you mean… Read More

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you have to explain

something about sliding the thin cardboard lid off remember very specifically there must be a comma between thin, cardboard … my body’s heat printed onto into the otherwise cold floor, the shoebox shaped like a shadow but somehow subtly connected to the idea of a… Read More