after Mathias Eick’s The Door
Woven, not-fleece however
aerial reputational impressing
highlighted shadow of our bodies
entering unknown expansion
of physical osculation, privileged.
after Enrico Rava’s Sun Bay
spatial merge daynoon
new miracle of warmth
of a vision’s
after Nik Bärtsch's Ronin’s Modul 8_9
deluge existential mirror
looking more into version of neoteric spiral of
dialectical mutilations. Of
verbal memory hiding hitherto
beneath wing of tongues explosive errors. Swing
hourglass, odd image
meander sociable cursive hand
best known shaper of death prior to death of extended exhalation.
after McCoy Tyner’s She’s Leaving Home
regain shadow of realized
environmental comfort. Soon
as sun unzips charcoal fleece of night’s
rise motional wing of signed calligraphic movement
releasing her physiological presence
version of a casing new to the moment now
enveloping verbs of her acclimated reaching.
after Ahmad Jamal’s Ahmad’s Blues
mayhem drawn multiple deteriorations
outreach. Ink on
fresh skin, flaked: sparkle moment gone (yesterday’s version
sadness of corporeal materializations
transcribes sightless venture of day’s
innocent memory of syncopated sadness.
after Dave Holland’s Conference of the Birds
with the prolonged
among lighted angles
of morning’s sacred canticle. Be warm
against her stuttering ears: awaken her,
to visualize somatic rising of morning’s
softest breath, expanding.
your burgeoning call wafting, flaccid
not the option of apposite
this method of momentary
is to free from rest
body of movement’s
elongated state of fabricated
© Felino A. Soriano
Felino A. Soriano (b. 1974) is a case manager and advocate for developmentally and physically disabled adults. He has authored 33 collections of poetry, including “In Praise of Absolute Interpretation” (Desperanto, 2010) and “Realities of Bifocal Translations” (Blue & Yellow Dog Press, 2010). His poems have appeared at Calliope Nerve, Unlikely 2.0, BlazeVOX, Metazen, Otoliths, and elsewhere. He edits & publishes Counterexample Poetics, an online journal of experimental artistry, and Differentia Press, dedicated to publishing e-chapbooks of experimental poetry. In 2010, he was chosen for the Gertrude Stein "rose" prize for creativity in poetry from Wilderness House Literary Review. Philosophical studies collocated with his connection to classic and avant-garde jazz explains motivation for poetic occurrences. His website explains further: www.felinoasoriano.info.