Poetry Challenge #20: SOUL TALK

Hello, everyone! Today’s Poetry Challenge is to re-write Frank O’Hara’s Lines for the Fortune Cookies. http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/lines-for-the-fortune-cookies/ The ideal fortune is a one-liner. Please send me your ideas for fortune cookies! Here are my offerings: Which came first the fortune cookie or the egg? The future starts any minute now. When I look into your eyesContinue reading “Poetry Challenge #20: SOUL TALK”

One Lovely Blog Award

Yesterday, I received a wonderful surprise from the handsome and gifted Scott M. at Gnostic Bent! http://gnosticbent.wordpress.com Scott nominated my blog for the One Lovely Blog Award, and I feel deeply blessed. I truly appreciate the nomination and wish my fellow bloggers luck in winning this prestigious award, too. Now for “The Rules.” Anyone nominatedContinue reading “One Lovely Blog Award”

The Electric Palace

Here I sit in the house I was conceived in. If I am mistaken, I go about it quietly. Fastidious as I am in matters of delicacy. My great grand-mother Alice (the one with the long tail) never tired of telling me that sin is for the mind with pinhole capacity. “How are you myContinue reading “The Electric Palace”

The Museum of Fictions – extract.

The Museum of Fictions is a book about the nomadic museum in Paris. In this section of the book, a guru called Monsieur Hightowers initiates Michele, an Afro-British visitor to Paris, into the arcane ritual of how to wear a museum on one’s body. We’re all extras, Michele: we live, we morph, we die. DidContinue reading “The Museum of Fictions – extract.”