am suddenly aware
everything left behind—
jacket on bus,
charm in cemetery,
of hobo recipes, bowie knives and hats,
tape roller coaster,
passing, intimate space
passing, personal movement,
place between place.
don’t know what’s next.
endless catastrophe of words
sadness of image
gesture, each form,
as image—a record of eventual loss.
a ridiculous thing, this fondness—
cross-media, from visual art installations to poetry and sound. She
has exhibited widely and has published both art and writing and
currently teaches through the University of New Mexico. Her
poetry has appeared in numerous publications, including Atom
Mind, Poetry Motel, Potpourri, The Great Blue Beacon and Mother
visual art has recently been featured in Fickle Muses, Cactus
Heart, The Hand and The
Adirondack Review. She
is interested in the deconstruction of self as it encounters media
and non-self, especially the rigors of television and the wonderful,
terrible sublime of remixed anxiety and loss. She has an
MFA in Visual Arts from Lesley University and a degree in English,
mentored under Thom Gunn, Charles Hood and Robert Peters.