Dan Disney

 

 

Natural Fiction

 

Dan Disney

 

‘there’s a word, if you can find it, for just about anything’

the contralto snapshots echoing inside claustrophobic rooms, eyes

scanning memory’s wallpaper

 

for an obligato of deathless phrasing, air hovering, they’re

transmutingchaos into roses, fields of silhouette, new atomic devices, ‘there are

words, if you can find them, for just about

 

anything’heartbeating with boho seduction, an internal

forceof mania/farce, bookshelf

caricatures scanning memory’s wallpaper for an almighty

 

rah-rah of classical desire, the invention of

lifestyles cramming sofas, magisterial and embroidered, ‘there’s a word, if

you can find it, for just about

 

anything’ goes the sharp-elbowed party, radical

as forceps amid the martinis, truths dirtlessly sexless, cosmic as eyeballs

scanning memory’s wallpaper

 

for a Weltanschauung in the locked cupboards

of another’s mind, baroque neighbours’ knees stroked bare

‘there are words, if you can find them, for just about anything’, eyes scanning

memory’s wallpaper for an anything

 

 

the ‘villanelle project’ (likely to become a book) samples from interviews with poets, ‘natural fiction’ is written after reading the kizer interview in ‘paris review’.

 

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