Saturday, October 16, 2010

Episodic Mirages

Episodic Mirages

Beginning

)morning mauve aptitude of function(
stitched x’ng humdrum factory ensembles
motions of salutations, existence sameness efficient though outside
box’s inexistent. To follow each verbatim sentence
opened angled glass

gradates stirred enjoyment flesh of hoary
mind changes.
A single word replaces prose of unheard entreaties.
Presentation unrolls left-right horizonal classics,
lightness heard by steps toward dissecting mode of a hand’s interlaced
determination.
Vintage sometimes calms animate claims sweeping o p e n e d [axis
unsticking malleable bite
thrust through liking an I optimum
judged desirable location eventually awakened topmost
halation.

--Felino A. Soriano (b. 1974, California) is a case manager and advocate for developmentally and physically disabled adults. He edits/publishes Counterexample Poetics, www.counterexamplepoetics.com, an online journal of experimental artistry, and Differentia Press, dedicated to publishing e-chapbooks of experimental poetry. As a poet, he has authored several collections of poetry, including Among the Interrogated (BlazeVOX [books], 2008), Search among the Absent Found (Recycled Karma Press, 2009), Apperceptions of Reinterpretations (Calliope Nerve Media, 2009), Delineated Functions of Congregated Constructs (Calliope Nerve Media, 2010) and r (please press, 2009). The internal collocation of philosophical studies and love of classic and avant-garde jazz is the explanation for his poetic stimulation. Details are at his website, www.felinosoriano.com.

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