AIDS … ALSO A VAMPIRE’S LAMENT. in the spring of our rapture, you assuaged my hunger with gallant love-bites and wept rubescent teardrops as my own offering cascaded willingly into the vessel of your thirst. thereafter, enchanting midnight promenades, serenaded by love-sick werewolves, inevitably climaxed with splendiferous candlelit repasts of aristocratic blood plasma […]Read more "A VAMPIRE’S LAMENT."
DECEMBER 1st IS WORLD AIDS DAY. 辞世 JISEI DEATH POEMS AND DAILY REFLECTIONS BY A PERSON WITH AIDS By Adam Donaldson Powell First edition published by Cyberwit.net, India, ISBN 978-81-8253-403-2, 2013. My new book “JISEI” is now available for orders at CYBERWIT and AMAZON.COM Paperback: 245 pages Publisher: Cyberwit.net (May 2, 2013) Languages: English, French, […]Read more "JISEI: a new poetry book by Adam Donaldson Powell."
August 12, 2013 marks my twentieth anniversary of living with the AIDS virus. I have just published a poetic journal documenting and describing the process leading up to that date. The book is entitled JISEI: death poems and daily reflections by a person with AIDSRead more "Twentieth anniversary: living with AIDS"
do not promise to be with me forever. and do not tell me that our love will last an eternity. rather, meet me fully — in this moment — and dance with me … dance with me. Écoutez le silence. Il y a l’énergie du vide qui aspire lentement la vie hors de l’environnement. Une […]Read more "More excerpts from “JISEI”: my latest book of poetry."
FOR THE BOYS (with AIDS). To friends who don’t know and strangers who don’t care, soldiers of love worship tinsel-town sex goddesses with all their strength. They thrive outwardly on the rantings of Madonna and privately soothe their pain and hopelessness with somber strains by Leonard Cohen. Their greatest ambition is to shake the shackles […]Read more "Poems about AIDS."