Posts Tagged ‘spiral’


And if they tried

to match the whirl

of my fingerprint,

they’d learn my true

identity is galaxy,

close cousin to the fern,

and sister to the nautilus.

They’d learn I’m most definitely

guilty of Fibonacci.

I leave evidence


invisible swirls,

reminders that I,

too, am hurricane,

eddy, whirlpool,

and sunflower head.

I have been marked

like the pinecone,

spiraling out from the center,

and there’s nothing

I won’t touch.

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three haiku

this living skin
a billboard
for god’s graffiti


milky way
in my hand
a spiral


stars beyond stars
all of us swathed
in stars

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