Three Micro-Poems by David Tomaloff

In Defense of Clouds

the absence of caterpillar time— / weighted under a weightless sky, / the ibis eyeing a sore spot / where the rain stops & the crunch leaks in


In Synonymous

touch an ear to the scarab— / how the sense to wonder is a why // how the sense to count senses / is a clearing the wren / remembers between two rocks


Curfew Bloom

juniper, you partial— / half of you / hidden in a trip & fall of snow // a multiple exposure / photograph / depicts the length of bears //// eagle sets in




David Tomaloff is a writer, photographer, musician, and all around bad influence | likes: jazz | hates: jazz | photography: yes | his work has appeared in fine publications such as Mud Luscious, Thunderclap!, HOUSEFIRE, Prick of the Spindle, DOGZPLOT, elimae, Blue & Yellow Dog, and many more | his musical works have been featured in various television programs, documentaries, and independent films including ABC’s Invasion, Oxygen’s Good Girls Don’t, MTV’s Real World Road Rules Challenge, a German zombie film titled Red Harvest, a table tennis documentary titled Niche Table Tennis (produced by Daft Films), and a video series by BMX Magazine.


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