A cultivation

By Felino A. Soriano

The neighbor’s hymn,

an echo of your own voice

a plagiarized prose

against a rhythm that

cannot swing.  You

sit to understand balance

because distance is both

numerical and exhausting.  You

examine this human angle

that writes its name

to gather trust in lasting. The hymn

is wise and understands what

the human will never do.  It

is song that demonstrates

distance, and you fold this space

into your hands to build mirror form.


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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