Ariana Reines

SUNRISE: January 23, 2018

January 2018

OBVIOUSLY I KEEP WANTING TO BREAK MY NDA. Obviously I have been wanting to do this for years. I have discussed it with editors, with journalists, I have discussed it with myself, I have taken up fiction in the dark, I have “hid my face in a… READ ON

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SUNRISE: January 22, 2018

January 2018

I WATCHED TWO HAWKS overtake each other in the rising light and ordered another plate of bread and butter. Snow was crisping on the ground, flocked here and there by spikes of blackened grass, like an ancient man’s early beard. I’d promised… READ ON

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SUNRISE: January 19, 2018

January 2018

THE SUN ENTERS AQUARIUS AT 4:24 EST TODAY.  Aquarius, the water-bearer, rules the ankles and the transmission of information in waves.  Sound currents; electrical currents; the seeming suddenness with which the spirit of the times commands… READ ON

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SUNRISE: January 18, 2018

January 2018

I’M CURIOUS if you’ve ever found your soul upended by an image. By a single image.  This is the one that did that to me:  It was something about the awkwardness and rhythm in exact proportion—something about the Christ, in half-crucifixion … READ ON

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SUNRISE: January 17, 2018

January 2018

A NEAT GASH OF SUNLIGHT is widening across the sand. We talked late around the fire all night, trading origin stories. An Egyptian god spat into his hand and had congress with himself and made two sons. When things began everything was darkness… READ ON

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SUNRISE: January 16, 2018

January 2018

“analogies are dangerous” —Muriel Rukeyser I ASKED MY TEACHER how he came to learn astrology. Misery he answered. Misery is a good school I said. The best, he answered. Laughter.  I asked him how he’d made my chart eight years ago, whether … READ ON

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SUNRISE: January 15, 2018

January 2018

THE NEW MOON occurs tomorrow, January 16, 2018, at 9:17 PM EST, at twenty-six degrees & fifty-five minutes of Capricorn.  As the Sun’s tenancy in Capricorn nears its end (he enters Aquarius on January 19—preceded by Venus, who moves into … READ ON

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SUNRISE: January 14, 2018

January 2018

The wrong way to take refuge involves seeking shelter—worshipping mountains, sun gods, moon gods, deities of any kind simply because they would seem to be greater than we. This kind of refuge-taking is similar to the response of the little … READ ON

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SUNRISE: January 13, 2018

January 2018

Things that are sinuous are the rivers of the land Women stalking with the ripple of cats Along the leg and movement of the body In deep eddies in silk transparencies Rivers of the tumbled slopes The flatlands to the west Tidal-rivers licking… READ ON

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SUNRISE: January 12, 2018

January 2018

“Poetry’s circulation and its action no longer conjecture a given people but the evolution of the planet Earth.”  —Edouard Glissant, Poetics of Relation  SPIRITUALLY, ETHICALLY, ENVIRONMENTALLY, AND ARTISTICALLY, whiteness, or the culture of… READ ON

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