Tag Archives: Loukia M. Janavaras

The Gloves

These are the gloves of parting left by you one morning without words in a soft heap like two blackbirds nestling on their last breath not worn, to be worn by me through the streets of Vienna where leaves had … Continue reading

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Atomic Heart

If it keeps wrecking over, again could it be making room releasing longing lodged between failing veins cracks splitting toward tiles ticking time slipping up again, over sharing, shifting loves multiply, grate, divide themselves, others until no more is held … Continue reading

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Volvelle

You said I’ll miss the light when I leave here this place where we’d begun always lit by the sun as if the gods were still children who invited us to play in their daylight. You know this because you … Continue reading

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Showcase

We are both cast inside our glass chambers displaying for the other. You reach into my vitrine shake off the dust and flip on the back light my eyes dart towards the glass at the passers-by. But there is only … Continue reading

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Waves

You ask why I sent you the waves— a captured glimpse, on my back, yearning, their roar turning their blues like my dreams of you in a blue Hawaiian shirt, shocking-blue bird pecking my feet, white froth licks— and you … Continue reading

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Muse

What is it like knowing you have opened me from the inside tapped deep releasing an outpour captured only in craft a form you can take away as your own a souvenir embodying our journey. This is a reprint of … Continue reading

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Metaxa

A name like silk sounds, metaxi, spun gold brandy wine threads weave an early winter, warming no wonder it’s served after death services smooth shots slung in mid-air no need to count stars— three will suffice This is a reprint … Continue reading

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