iPhone and DSLR photos, usually unretouched.
and every time we kissed, there was another apple to cut into pieces
Title from "Scheherazade" by Richard Siken.
I am the horizon you ride towards, the thing you can never lasso
Title from "Backdropp Addresses Cowboy" by Margaret Atwood.
a harmless green burning
Title from "More and More" by Margaret Atwood.
all this green chaos, this foliage stirring
Title from "Le Pêcheur du Suquet" by Jean Genet (trans. Mark Spitzer).
his wings are folded on your nest of boulders
Title from "Tristan da Cunha" by Roy Campbell.
building gardens in the fire of god's vacuity
Title from "Arabesque" by Tim Keane.
the dark woods, singing with all my skin and bone
Title from "Saying Your Names" by Richard Siken.
I would follow your soul as it leads
Title from "I Would Live in Your Love" by Sara Teasdale.
darkness glimmers on stone to show you how your longing waits alone.
Title from "The sea's wash in the hollow of the heart…" by Denise Levertov.
until its magic burns the wavering sea
we come now to the space which is boy-shaped.
Title from "At Sixteen" by Ann Darr.
touched like water burning bare skin.
Title from "Book One" by Anne Marie Macari.
spell-bound in the small circle of his own light
Title from "Body Language" by Sylvia Kantaris.
it is better to be happy for a moment and be burned up with beauty than to live a long time
Title from "the lesson of the moth" by Don Marquis.
In this world/love has no color/yet how deeply/my body/is stained by yours.
Title is a poem by Izumi Shikibu. Composition and photo tips from my tour guide Rick.
despite the splinters in my heart, I still love
Title from "Despite the Splinters in my Heart, I Still Love" by Laala Kashef Alghata.
God comes to your window
Title from "Dust" by Dorianne Laux.
slowly the night unravels like a ribbon
Title from "Aubade with the Moon, Some Bones, and a Word" by Oliver de la Paz.
Title from "Agua Nocturna" by Octavio Paz.
a jar of fireflies
Title from "he said: you talk a wide variety of nowhere" by Erin McNellis.
at sunset I will see the seekers of gold
Title from "Le Pecheur du Suquet" by Jean Genet.
somebody at sunset call my name
Title from "Traveling" by Stephen Dunn.
you make mirrors want to grind themselves back down into sand
Title from "Skin 2" by Shane Koyczan.
for those red heart-shaped vacancies
Title from "Variations on the word Love" by Margaret Atwood.
For you, I lost the red and liquid breath of God inside my throat.
Title from "Marrying Outside the Faith" by Anya Krugovoy Silver.
your real smile
Title from "Two English Poems" by Jorge Luis Borges.
and the river rises like a barn on fire
but sacrifice is not the river
Title from "Armed, Luminous" by Carl Phillips.
like the dust of a strange country
Title from "Songs from the House of Death, Or How to Make It Through to the End of a Relationship" by Joy Harjo.
a dream bloomed
Title from "Study of Water" by Ronn Andrew F. Angeles.