Academic journal article Field

Public Record

Academic journal article Field

Public Record

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- after Izumi Shikibu


Here you are Sierra Juniper

growing at the edges of a reasonable habitat

maid, maiden, chosen or settled or owned or sewn into place

not all of the branches live

they called her the floating woman

for this floating world, for the way she drifted

from one lover to another, each who died suddenly

we will both write a journal as an act of repair

fusing the half-numb heart with mountain hemlock


on the benches, I met the bondsmen

from a lender called Bad Boys

that's funny, I said

it's not funny now but it will be later

Jacob walked out, looking as though

he'd been released from a hospital

from an illness he had barely survived


directions: cast off from the starting place and go anywhere

distribution: I have lived like this-unmoored

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