Waiting for cupid, she releases old photons
into the night, commanding lovers
to change direction.
Firefly | Lampyridae | Photinus pyralis
Strangers meet for the first time, colliding
in a spectacular B-movie climax.
Sparrow | Passer domesticus
Flying too close to the sun,
closing her eyes,
a thousand stars burn.
Honey bee | Apis mellifera
The newest mantis in a rush to meet the new world,
unsure if she is predator or prey.
The mantids started emerging yesterday. A busy spring,
500 egrets and thousands of mantis babies.
Chinese mantis | Tenodera aridifolia sinensis
The Night Market came to Detroit Saturday night:
Music, art & trucks in a secret location disclosed only hours before.
Sideshows and art environments, mobile and temporary,
a carnival for adults, evaporating before dawn.
Jessica and the bonfire:
Space music laser-light performance:
Kathe Koja on stage: