Words repeat inside meas if I had no power: home,broken, fire, gold. I struggle to decideif I should write them down,sing them, say themout loud to another or perhaps just to mysel… Read More
Dove-hearted loverof a quiet life,have you ever understood how hunger can make youloud even as it makes you weak? Flower-eyed changeling,sure of a place in this order,have you ever seen how… Read More
So. Sit back,watch home burning. Secret evilsoon be gone;sigh in relief.Concealed treasuresoon be gone;grieve it in secret.Open wealthsoon be gone;gnash teeth and wail.What was ever unknownw… Read More
Poetry: damnit for itsstorm versus calm,misplaced lightningcoming down, metaphor over alltrench warfare way of life. If it weren’tfor poetry, I’d have gottenmore sleep. May… Read More
When I lay my last tool aside and turn to the West to see the sunset I know I will think of how long it took for the sun to cross the pale hot sky. I will imagine that my birth brought heat… Read More
While enjoying a meal with friends,a person turning into a broken clock. Stuck in a moment, strugglingto be present with each guest yet only seeing each one as the sum of past shared ex… Read More
After the murders and fireshad cleared the land,I was strenuously invited by the arsonists and killersto enterTheir Houseand stay. I looked in throughthe back door —the only one open t… Read More
Love those social media postswith the guillotines and shiny bladesWith the red and the brown and the clever names You’ve got that Revolutionary Style Never touch a gun, never touch a k… Read More
Having been pushedso many times as far onto a ledge as I can gowithout hurtling off into the quick void before the dead Void, I have learnedhow to wrap my toesso tightly onto stonethat… Read More
Used to feel yes, yes; now it’s more no, no, no; used to be young, young —and now? Not so. Had harsh words,once, forage and space;agreed to disagree. I lie here no… Read More
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