poetry

DEMOCRACY

It might not save the country, but if I can tell my neighbor to stop playing with motorcycle engines after 10 PM, we will have won something. Even better if ...

U-topia (No Place)

You said my mattress was too soft. We’d sink into the middle, swallowed whole, every night, bodies clunking, angular hard parts drunk without light. Spelunking ...

ALPHABET

alpha   beta   this is not poetry   this shard from   heartbroken god   this is stark   become god   meet the d...

Dinner

My cat won’t eat alone. I too prefer company when using the sharpened ends of my bones to turn someone else’s body into my body.  So I sit on the floor with my ...

July 4

glass bottles lining the refrigerator / ready to go off / like fireworks / their contents / staining the little hands full of / plastic jewels / found in the ...

Small Talk

Listen, just in case, In case what? In case there should be, in case tragedy What kind? In case volcano, in case earthquake, in case fire Where? When? ...

Ceridwen

He becomes poet who passes through my crooked stem   mere conduit for male genius   I hound, otter, hawk, hen before I taste him   Had I known...