Time has rules (A poem)

Ah, the things that movie quotes bring up! This poem starts with a line from Nagisa Oshima’s Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence… ‘The past…again and again…’ What of it? What does it do but remind me of all the mistakes I’ve made? All the unfulfilled promises now left wanting because I now want what I didn’t [...]

Denial of access (A poem)

Is this Monday? Then I don’t get it… How do I convince the gatekeepers to let me in? They don’t have to let me stay but they could at least give me a chance The dramatis personae may change but isn’t that good for the play? Certainly different actors bring different things to their roles [...]