poetry

3 poems

night walk   layla and her kids sleep on a bridge that frowns over the freeway   wrapped in blankets on a yellow slab of foam, the...

Lone Star

a truck bed raised eighteen inches. a mini-Tahoma summit to the passenger seat. swallow my salted goodbyes. flashes of a blue merle’s howl echo out of the drive...

Untitled

You are unknown to me, some unprecedented thing of beauty or agony, I'll never know. (I found out). We discover the entropy of each other’s veins before we...

I Get Distracted

I get distracted. I set my brain to tasks like, “Earn some money, call a friend, make a sandwich.” Before I’ve fused the bread my mind is gone on self-made s...

I Stayed

For Cosmopolitans, Candy-glossed kisses And chlorophyll filled lungs. I stayed For miracles on 31st street, Drives down Miami, And mostly for the bouqu...

LUCID

This year the ticks emboldened as leaves greened, emboldened as leaves went gold. Nine degrees last night, French inhale mentholated vapor, scroll ...