The Possessor

He outgrew the pattern of the noun The tain was severed from the fount head His germane made the romance weak Coming out compressed, like bitter rigor mortar Did you know Ponce De Leon’s younger brother? His greed turned ash when it fell on the page Flapping against the feudal heirs Linguistically, gradual sounds of […]

Soaked In Its Grief

It made its way down A redwood leaf Plummeted soft On the deep, awakened greens lithe bounce       magnifying,       photomatic reel It hung off the most Dangerous peaks A diamond axel With a Nibbana plink bright stealth       clear coalescing,       barefoot assassin It broke against still life Curled the curves of An iris heirloom […]

000 Generalities

Poverty is a symbol It’s as lost as two faces Conjoining eyes in a mirror It’s as nameless as two tracks Topping off at a crossroad As cold as massive numbers Turning odds into zeros So big it becomes An unmelodious aviary A zoo inches deep in dust A house dry of pulsation Of migrant […]

Closed Until Fall

Come with me this evening And I will take two links from your watch Come to the front door Drop  off sugar, peanut butter in a green coffee cup And I will give you spoons of my tomato soup I’ll stub my pinky on your chest You’ll sneak the car to the firehouse Show me […]

Unlike Each Other

Each day You may not realize this The bird’s song will be different As daylight touches to warm the back Of the mountain’s side Or as a wheel turns tread Against the roads arms It will never be the same Twice A child calling out to his mother in need Leaves so brazen falling down […]

Wailing Rails Of Night Train to Barcelona

Right through the rod Electricity went into its heart–the train It was a hot year in Europe Heat waves and wildfires Parts of the French countryside were beaten black I remember the wind shouting through the gliding glass Feeling the most dry most cool I ever felt Skin pours perked with adrenaline and sighs of […]