—after Kirk Lightsey’s Wild Flower
Her saddened welt
leaning reactionary beckon
following rain’s absent declaration of a
bouts of tonal obnubilated theories
toward soil’s birthing primitive devotion
becoming rarity of comprehended brevity
hindering scent, orchestrated reinvention.
--Felino A. Soriano (b. 1974) is a case manager and advocate for adults with developmental and physical disabilities. 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. For information, including his 40 print and electronic collections of poetry, over 2,500 published poems, interviews, and editorships, please visit his website: www.felinoasoriano.info.