Felino A. Soriano

from antiphonies & spectrums


cyclic circumstances engage with
modes of modular infatuations: expect the 
                                          child to
relocate spatial tendencies upon
environments’ plasticized 
                    those with predicated hope
of undulated memories—
                                       they’ve returned ( see?, in the fathom of recycling a designated description . . . )
depicting tonal infatuations with time’s varied and/or voluptuous
precisions, the inaccuracies curate jubilant selves in
the deceiving of didactic response-system salutations
welcoming as noon does daily, developing
hands of up-reaching 
balancing style and the architecture of personal
                                                                           affiliation, whole


I saw flavor and introduced a silent
reaction, reaction as tonal 
comfort or simile of reconstructed
petition: in the hanker of alteration a
mode of experiential thinking collects
and appropriates a spinning span of
local vocabularies, —underlining sequence as
intuitive prose, more than prayer toward
connectivity of gray and the ceiling 
the landscape’s repair becoming

trio this persuasion of rhythmic devotional clarity

of piano—

here, this statistic of hands
rumble-bouquet of silhouetted
blurs, the bend of them
mirror wholesome
reflectional dance
dance this devotion
toward speech and the word
less insistence of watching
wings, aerial fulcrum (
and the fingers these
fingers un-flail yes/no
yes: relaxation paradigm of the ballad’s unwind
no: flame neath this participatory inkling, engaged, engaged

of bass—

vertical dancers                       their dangle speaking intimate
                                  connectivity, /collaboration, spatial
to the eyes’
verbal impromptu miracles of watching 
movement, an echo
writes a lyrical endeavor
maneuvering within corridors of
closed-eye concentration with
light awakening amid a
darkened exclamation of
rest’s needed paradigm and
with the slenderness of
sly interpretation, what wanders
never weakens, never 
abridges into fractioned
plurals of abhorrent 

of drums—

ice crackle bridge
to otherness, an oracle of
ornate definitional differentia: sound or
syllables of sound reshape
predefined aspects of happenstance and
rhythmic splays of instrumentation, the off-hand
still is strong, sings an octave lower
precedes methods as truth as trust
when ricochets skip from silence
the rudimentary affirmation aligns
in the fathom of moveable serenades 

travelling (while) then night reimburses

wild isn’t orange                                 a wing or
noun amid vocal dexterity: scream or
bird thus
                     morning’s invigorating blear/blend eventual:(dusk’s cliché needn’t appropriate sequence of few hours
                                                                             wearing hoary affirmation)

the tiredness of cultivation’s obese
behind or near where
a moment expands into illusion
sorting as do hands
tributary frequencies amid
electronic fade of solvent misdirection,
flame in the lowering of need,
night slows the corporeal
fascinations, each hybrid
into crawl :into:
intuition and rejuvenation’s nomadic acclimation 

Felino A. Soriano is a member of The Southern Collective Experience. He is the founding editor of the online endeavors Counterexample Poetics and Differentia Press. His writing finds foundation in created coöccurrences, predicated on his strong connection to various idioms of jazz music. His poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net Anthology, and appears in various online and print publications, with recent poetry collections including watching what invents perception (WISH Publications, 2013), Of these voices (whitesky ebooks, 2013) Pathos|particular invocation (Fowlpox Press, 2013), Extolment in the praising exhalation of jazz (Kind of a Hurricane Press, 2013), and Hinge Trio (La Alameda Press, 2012). He lives in California with his wife and family and is the director of supported living and independent living programs providing supports to adults with developmental disabilities. Links to his published and forthcoming poems, books, interviews, images, etc. can be found at www.felinoasoriano.info.
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