Dailies 6/21/17: the arrival of the past, the creation of humanity, turning into a bulldog, & a really good day

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José Hernández Díaz – Witness

I woke up transformed into a bulldog.
**********I had human thoughts, but could only bark.
****I was confused, but at the same time fascinated.
***********I was a bulldog, but I lived by principle.

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Scott Owens – The Arrival of the Past

You wake wanting the dream
you left behind in sleep,
water washing through everything,
clearing away sediment

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Lizzie Harris – Cellular

There’s no law that says
life needs to get more complicated.
In fact, it’s difficult to grow big.
Humanity has always been improbable,

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Alice Friman – Mirage

 

Across Kachemak Bay
black mountains rise like judgment
towering above the inlet, black
streaked with snow. Black,
white. Nothing in between.

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