AHA On-line Books
A FILM OF WORDS
Table of Contents
Jane's works are in italic;
Godashiva, goalkeeper and netted, she’s just back from hell, watched the fire and extinguished it all by herself. She’s that cool, all nerves settled with the attacking striker’s mind, a cat, a catcher knowing her enemies better than herself and her fiancé.
Indulcina and Introspecti, both are steaming as if they’re supposed to defend the rights of girls in public places. In case a ball is to pass their system, they act decisively realizing that not giving in is – believe it or not - a sport, too.
lunchtime Mills College, Berkeley
at the pool
they feel amphibious diving naked
as they return to study
and because love never comes cheaply
we who pay the bills or keep the house
alone and yet together as are nuns
together and yet even more alone
the cost of a few mail-order trinkets
more time given to the strategies
carefully written on handmade paper
the shape of security committed
feed the cat and bark at the dog
to ignore the irritations of older habits
the wind that brings the heart to wander
hours of listening to the roaming desires
the reins of inertia on the horses of desire
sun sizzle on dusty metal shines red
Libera, an Indian child from the Occidental Andes, used to look far ahead and farther, combines the surprise of the very moment with the unthinkable techniques of an angel in progress – punished to live on earth much longer after testing positive for anabolic steroids.
Left runner Gazella and right runner Shaunatelli, during weekdays loaning their slender legs to Lagerfeld’s fashion show in Acapulco – now here again, they keep sprinting shamelessly tricky.
Portomia, center striker, learned how to kick from any position. Once she discovers the gap, this same gap is mysteriously stealing the ball from her foot and swallows it up into the goal.
With her inside right, Alexibicari, with whom she shares the game’s spirit, she suddenly can disconnect from older beliefs held for long but now occurring as unreliable in this given situation. Then they are what they have in conjunction: four eyes, four ears, two breaths.
The inside left, Luntobene, a mestiza and the fastest of all South American female footballers, sends the leather to Tamarina, outside right - she serves Insurgi, the short-haired outside left, only seventeen years young – she makes the defender stumble over the line, flag up – corner-ball.
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