Approbations, poetic sketches by Felino Soriano

Approbations 761
—after Miles Davis’ Flamenco Sketches (Alternate Take)

Alone she
the want of
her mirror’s stilled ideology.  Mimesis
paralleled her walking fathoms:
of hope
or harm
either recollections
natural fractions of day’s
independent disposition.  Her scent a
dance of secret rhythms, a
cadence of misery
releasing its
topical grip                 combining now’s
relevant backward style of remorseful indications.

Felino A. Soriano (b. 1974) is a case manager and advocate for adults with developmental and physical disabilities. In 2010, he was chosen for the Gertrude Stein “rose” prize for creativity in poetry from Wilderness House Literary Review.  Philosophical studies collocated with his connection to classic and avant-garde jazz explains motivation for poetic occurrences.  For information, including his 38 print and electronic collections of poetry, over 2,400 published poems, interviews, and editorships, please visit his website:

Approbations 762
—after John Coltrane Quartet’s The Damned Don’t Cry

Transgressional freedom
willed alone )choice opportune deviant achromatic(
when alone
cultural motives rearrange the steering apprehension.  Altered vocal experimental
hoarding, the body
responds     delighted
fractured though
permanent within neoteric acclimation.

Approbations 763
—after Pharoah Sanders’ You’ve Got To Have Freedom

comprehend anecdotal hatred
pervasive canticles to
unhinge hope among your analytical stares
propelling visual accentuation
toward reality’s soon but
comprehensive detonation.

upon accelerated mayhem
prior unposits
toward elongated
abandoning semblances of a dying brand of orchestrated denial.

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