—after Miles Davis’ Flamenco Sketches (Alternate Take)
the want of
her mirror’s stilled ideology. Mimesis
paralleled her walking fathoms:
natural fractions of day’s
independent disposition. Her scent a
dance of secret rhythms, a
cadence of misery
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: www.felinoasoriano.info.
—after John Coltrane Quartet’s The Damned Don’t Cry
willed alone )choice opportune deviant achromatic(
cultural motives rearrange the steering apprehension. Altered vocal experimental
hoarding, the body
permanent within neoteric acclimation.
—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
upon accelerated mayhem
abandoning semblances of a dying brand of orchestrated denial.