By Felino A. Soriano
You fill these hands
the way roads kill footsteps. An
is how you recognize home, : the blur
the beauty in finding shape
far within the tunnel held
close against your eye. There is distance
and when behind you
a bridge unravels
the way the dead
only return when the memory heals
from their leaving.
Felino A. Soriano is a poet documenting coöccurrences. His poetic language stems from exterior motivation of jazz and the belief in language’s unconstrained devotion to broaden understanding. His work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net anthologies. Recent poetry collections include sparse anatomies of single antecedents (gradient books, 2015), Forms, migrating (Fowlpox Press, 2015), Of isolated limning (Fowlpox Press, 2014, and Mathematics Nostrovia! Poetry, 2014). He edits the online journal, Of/with: journal of immanent renditions. He lives in California with his wife and family and is a director of supported living and independent living programs providing supports to adults with developmental disabilities. Visit felinoasoriano.info for more information.
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