Tuning the State

(work in progress) An enterprise of humans sing about birds and bees with predatory intentions. Hands raise in question but never chosen, answers withheld as a coveted truth that cannot be known. Forsake the things that cannot be, forsake the things we cannot change?...

I’m So Green & I Love You, Mary Jane.

I like to curl up with a good book, take a few hits and leave this world for a little while. To be engulfed by the story I am reading and to become those characters living lives so different than mine. To know what it is like to be some one else. Marijuana takes me...

Polychromatic Eventide

I posted this poem several months ago. I changed a line or two, and paired it with a photo I took with my LG G5 on a plane. It was last October and I had to attend one of my best friend’s memorial service. I flew from Los Angeles to Cleveland for the weekend,...

Inconsequential Thoughts

This photo was taken last summer with my Canon ae-1 program at the chilly beaches of Humboldt County. A place that makes one realize how little and insignificant everything is compared to the magnificent crashing waves, and the ocean, still plenty bountiful and nearly...

Trees in Sunlight in Southern California

The poem was written on our honeymoon last June in Big Sur, California. The photo taken of trees outside of our apartment in Los Angeles, with my Canon ae-1 program.  Read “fresh beat path” in full here. ♥ NISI  ...