Step away from the table.Back away slowly from the Tarot spread. I’m done offering my take uponthe way the Hanged Man keeps coming up for you. I can’t help it if you identify wit… Read More
My aging world view is trying to break in.My disconnect is trying to break in. Ember on my sternumstinging. Hesitating beforegoing out or burning throughlike a drill to my heart. Or maybelik… Read More
It would be worth your timeto learn how to lie, sir. We can seethe smoke rising from your pants, can seeyour nose growing; perhaps these are illusionsas well, tricky lighting caus… Read More
Praise for the Hammond, for the towering Leslieand how it warbles, howit can break any jaded weariness, how it arguesagainst atheism, how it silkens lounge air after midnight. Prai… Read More
A man sits back in a brown leather chairand contemplates his own monstrosity, allows himselfto remember that he is sitting upon remains,that his throne is made of death, that it is so soft h… Read More
As dark a wolfas can be held inside a human?I am that wolf. Glimpsed behind glassy eyes. Heldwithin a trembling,strained core. Checked by faith and pills,yet this human can st… Read More
All of a suddenI understand what has been happening to meover these last months: my hands and feet still workas they always have but feelstiff and needle-filled, oddlydry when they are… Read More
When I fell face first and bleeding within from amphetamines at prep school, all the school did was counsel me and send me home for a week or so on medical leave. That and my family’s… Read More
Daffodils came up before this late blizzard — while shoveling the front walklast night I uncovered the edge of the cluster.There was a robin, fat with cold, chowing down on the ol… Read More
He admits to himselfthat there are times whenhe fleetingly still believes that up in the skythere’s a bearded solution to all of this pain. He knows better,of course, always has,j… Read More
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