Loitering to Meet Truth. ~ Patrycja Humienik

Via elephant journal
on Jan 12, 2013
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another dance
of gaudy feathers and lackluster: wing on a wire
a softness pinned
like that space beneath
breast, or scrotum,
that space between the toes that

we neglect.

a wanting
like construction, drowning out
the earth’s cadence, turning the soft space
to debris.

fixed flesh and dreams turned phantom
from all that trying.
forever the poetry of it:
how delicate we are,
& the texture of wordless things.



Patrycja Humienik is a Polish-American interdisciplinary artivist from Chicago, now based in Boulder. Her ammo of choice: the literary arts,dance, voice, piano & the art of translation. She is the Arts & Culture writer for Twine Collective Director of Education and Performance Arts Programming with BolderLife Foundation, and a collaborator with Language of Fish Collective Arts and the You & Me Project.




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3 Responses to “Loitering to Meet Truth. ~ Patrycja Humienik”

  1. C'est fantabulous! Pardon my made up French.

  2. irene says:

    seconding your made-up french

  3. Anna says:

    the texture of a wordless softness, pinned