William Michaelian

Poems, Notes, and Drawings

Tag Archive for ‘Nightfall’

I fill my lungs with air — feel something strange

in there — akin to childhood — a winding stair that clouds

of dream obscure — or an azure tree of stars — fruit ripe

and sure — of one — last — reckoning

February 18, 2020

Canvas 355 — white on black, February 3, 2014

Canvas 355 — white on black, February 3, 2014

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Canvas 355 — In the Lane


Sunday evening and the house is calm, the voices have returned to the street and their bodies have followed them, their bodies have gone to the stars, gone to the moss on the sidewalks and cushioned retaining walls, to the dogwood leaves on the ground and the soft velvet cedar, padding on dark wild feet with sharp nails exposed to the frost, where the owl shakes down a wealth of […]

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