Thursday afternoon (a poem)

A few years ago, I wrote a poem with a similar image. I think I got it right this time. Hungry skyswallows the moon wholeNow the clouds are full (25 February 2021) Wishes sometimes have consequences is available to order from your favorite local bookstore. IndieBound search: If they can’t get it for you, [...]

Thoughts I don’t know how to express (a poem) Last night I was watching a videoof a recent favorite song The group’s first record came out in 1985the year I first travelled to Japan The name, always rendered in lower casehas always intrigued me The music sounds nothing like the nameyet the name fits Though the clip is from ten years agothe singer [...]

Cornered (a poem)

A more abstract view. From the floorboardsjust beyond the lightconstriction is eyes looking throughand looking past Blisters form but do not callous over This is what new shoes always do When new shoesbecome old shoesbut never completely break inthe gait becomes a hobblethe step becomes a limp Shoulders hunch A hardened view of the worldturns [...]