!DOCTYPE html> html> head lang=”en-US”> title>As with a Senryu’s Hardening Ridge by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé/title> /div> h1 class=”pageTitle”>As with a Senryu’s Hardening Ridge/h1> div class=”entry-content clearfix”> h2 class=”author”>by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé/h2> div id=”content”> p>jalousie windows openbr /> six months of chill as welcome/p> p>as five years, seven inflectionsbr /> precise, scaled dots dropping offbr /> and the rubbing out/p> p>of the fire in the hole/p> p>flailing legs like broken twigsbr /> lost torso in grass –br /> his half-closed eyes are gasping/p> p>in the brush, faceless man downbr /> canal, wash of red/p> p>three chase dreams, cartwheeling in –br /> hidden variable/p> p>this winter as cutting dry/p> br> /body> /html>