Friday, May 06, 2016

Liquid in a World of Solids

(Two Flowers by Katy Brown)
—Poems by Angelica Fuse, Los Angeles, CA
—Photos by Katy Brown, Davis, CA and Angelica Fuse

bonus room

we have built
the room on
to keep our
unquiet relatives
boarded up

if you listen
closely you
can hear them
scratching inside.



we have an
we send each
with only our eyes

a wink
a nod
followed by
a kiss.

—Photo by Angelica Fuse


I am soon
in a world
of solids
I am a splash
in the fire.



we are real
we are alive
bending flesh
and blankets
of emotion.

 —Photo by Katy Brown

endless clawing

in the forest
send us their
so that we can use
for our defense.


sun dress

don't put me
in a sun dress
trying to force
your impressions
on me


dress me in the sun
let me radiate heat
crisping skin
toasting humor.

 —Photo by Katy Brown

mere feet away

I am mere
feet away
from my love
but they are
in another universe

what does one
do in these moments?
why are these
decisions so hard?

miseries of humans.



he's an odd
little turtle man
the two of them
are incongruous
as in
you would never
put them together
in a room
especially with
his shell.

 —Photo by Katy Brown

right spots

my love
would know
all the right spots
if I weren't such
a cheetah.


Angelica Fuse says she is an unquiet voice. She blogs on, and her poems have appeared at Outlaw Poetry and other sites, including the online ancient heart magazine ( and the online journal, 1947 (

Welcome to the Kitchen, Angelica, and don’t be a stranger!


Today’s LittleNip:

broken concentration
—angelica fuse

my concentration
like a fine plate
upon the floor
there goes the rest
of my creative day.



(—Anonymous Photo)
Celebrate poetry today by trying to write 
in short, concise sentences. Or, if that’s your usual style, 
try writing in long, florid ones.

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