Shade is for camellias and a state of mind
Shade is one of fifty bookworms in their vintage lace
Shade is dappled green & condom wrappers.
Shade is laurel triumphs with memento mori.
Shade is for the kings & queens, for pimps & hookers.
Shade is graves & graceful silk.
Shade is removable — replaceable like bulbs.
Shade is present in the earth and space
Shade is watered death and summer cherries.
Shade is Margarita in a plastic glass.
Shade is the political acts available for purchase
from laundered money and the beggar’s coins.
Shade is created equal from canopies and polyester parasols.
Shade is a gunpoint love affair.
Shade isn’t just its absence but marked by presence of the sun.
Shade is ice & honey, both the cause and reason.
Shay wants us to do lists today at toads. I had no real list in mind but just started to reflect on shade, used a little googlism, and worked it more like an abstract painting. There should be a meaning hidden there somewhere.
May 22, 2015