Poems from El Yunque

Puerto Rico

time arcs wildly
over brackets of relativity
a roar ’round corners
every last inch alive

-descending el yunque

summit

3526 ft.

shutter to be here
vaporous earth bump

air upon air upon water upon air
nature or self keeping from standing
the maelstrom arrayed to topple within

saying hello now
as close as can get
no more up to clamor to be found.
cause and effect dissolve into nearness
and maybe it’s true
i always knew you.

21 years of having to wait.

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http://www.createdbymattlogan.com/ MUSIC Classically trained cellist. Attended Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University - degree in Music Composition, and three years of recording arts and audio electrical engineering. Multiple works for chamber groups and orchestra have been produced and performed. Singer-songwriter with rock and folk roots.. Electronica. Today, it's about mashing together all these things into improbable hybrids. Also, a longtime educator of music. PHOTOGRAPHY Unpredictable and in the moment is what I love. Streets, architecture, and people. Ruined places. History. Frozen moments. Great love for imagines wrought by beautiful mystery of film and vintage cheapy cameras. WRITING The vague, ephemeral. The historical - the ghosts behind the veil of time. Delving deeply into the intricacies of our physical and cultural world. Relaying memory and longing. And sometimes the absurd. Life runs deep. Life

Posted on February 29, 2012, in poetry, puerto rico, Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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