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jailbirdIn stone cold skin kiosks, with broken legged card tables, in between convict stables:
sleeps always a heartbeat away but a punch is always an inch from our jaw and some punches are an inch away from stopping a heartbeat.
so sleeps a commodity that didnt come with the room.
and every night
three cells down
an innocent jailbird sings.
don't be fooled by his criminal shade of nigger.
all the other white birds are tone-deaf in their cages.
without red curtains dividingThe puppets are cutting up their strings
and leaping off the stage.
The purple dinosaur is too old to sing.
The curtain calls have stopped
The actors run amok; askew
trampling the Colosseum and the Odeon ...
and the show just cant go on inside the regular safe-distance confines.
We don't notice
the scattered popcorn on the road,
feeding the crows who always stay too late for behind the scene action.
The script is kindling for your fire
anthemTwo-way street. Traffic is speeding. In the middle, I am a little girl walking the yellow line.
I cannot see clearly what is around me. It's all going by in a blur of lights and metal.
I cannot drift from the path the yellow line provides or I will be trampled by the concrete zambonis.
I have to shout over the noise.
Everyone is shouting. Everyone is shouting over the shouting over the noise. And no one can hear each other.
And no one can step out of line. And even when the red light glows the procession must go on. For if I stop I will feel the toes nipping at my heels. If I don't heed the pushing they will rush right past me, riskin
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`anmari has been spreading her infectious positivity throughout our community for over 6 years. Throughout this time Ana has been at the core of all things devious, passionately developing an eclectic gallery, helping organise devmeets, participating in chat events and also recently completed dedicating her time as a Community Volunteer. We are absolutely delighted to bestow the Deviousness Award for May 2013 to `anmari, congratulations! Read More