time leaves

May 1, 2016zaji0

one day, when time leaves snow will be warm and the sun green. the ancestors will return and birth, painless. knowledge drinkable and love no […]

words come

April 30, 2016zaji0

i read the wind. the words color me in shades of scented gardenias. the words take to the clouds, and write their sex song. i […]

the cauldron

April 30, 2016zaji0

the moon waits for me. i become the terpsichorean, naked, fragile, unclothed in darkness. my hips are my cauldron. i stir. i stir for the […]

the lonely road

April 27, 2016zaji0

The poem below by Frost is the life I’ve always lived, the road less traveled. It keeps me sane, even as it sometimes leaves me […]

blue world

April 26, 2016zaji0

I won’t be saved by you. Only the sky can save me from this blue world wondering how it came to be.

i will go now

April 26, 2016zaji0

I read this piece by Yeats recently and it struck a cord. The Lake Isle of Innisfree W. B. Yeats, 1865 – 1939 I will […]

time chain

April 25, 2016zaji0

The days meld into each other. Each one a link in a chain. The chain slowly reaching into the distance. This is our lives, each […]

iniquities of gods

April 21, 2016zaji0

I walk the dusty road of false time, seeking angels with broken wings. Only they know my sorrow and how unforgiving the gods can be. […]


April 19, 2016zaji0

phallic symbols tiptoe through mind intimate portraits of ebony gods standing on thoughts naked on my embryo filled stomach kissing me licking me stroking me […]

park benches

April 19, 2016zaji0

Photograph by zaji, April 19, 2016 the park benches wait for children. lonely and longing for the weekend fraught with giggles and bruised knees, they […]


April 17, 2016zaji2

Undulating within dark words reaching for dying stars. Nubian night finds us inventing stories of our beginnings. Ichor is there for drink, if you want, […]

a haiku for death

April 15, 2016zaji0

Death Haiku the last exhale leaves. oblivion comes too quick. will darkness find light?

a haiku for water

April 15, 2016zaji0

Haiku for Water liquid love fills seas my womb hosts life in oceans in birth, swim towards light