Legs parted like a pie
with one slice
eaten inside a la mode thighs
angle over sour sheets.
They are silk. A guitar
sleeps beside her, always, and
I am stoned again, nude,
seated on carpet,
Darkness melts,then seeps out of the blue-gray sky,while warm beams of lightpour like a heavy rain,a bright waterfall runningdown the leaf-green hillsfilling the river basin.And I’m standing hereon the…More
Four a.m. work duty and I beginmy solitary trudge from outer compoundto main building. A shivering guard,chilled in his lonely outpost, strip searchesme until content that my inconsequential nudity.poses…More
CHARACTERSBlackmanStangYabbaOritaLil ManKenyaOld WomanOld ManFADE INExt: African village of Snakira—afternoon Snakira’s lone dusty road is reminiscent of an old western town with an Asian twist. An old man leading a…More
At my meeting with @SuzanneNossel & team I invited @PENamerica to tell the world more about russian culture crimes in 🇺🇦, to make its contribution to the popularization of 🇺🇦 book publishing, culture, artists and boycott russian culture and propaganda abroad.
Fri, Dec 2, 7:00 PM–8:30 PM EST. Join PEN America at the @BKLYNlibrary, for Break Out 2022 to celebrate the launch of the 2022 PEN America Prison Writing Awards anthology, Variations on an Undisclosed Location, read by an incredible roster of readers: