Embedded in the Velvet is the Thorn
Embedded in the velvet is the thorn and at the tip of the thorn choirs When you take off your face and sit down…
TWO SHORT POEMS
White moth on the
black cloth of the Ka’ba —
Do you know where you are?
I had a vision
everyone circumambulating the Ka’ba
turned into tiny white birds
and flew away.
12/28/95 (from Mecca-Medina Timewarp)