Some circles are never unbroken (a poem)

Up past midnight again, but I did have a reason… Your Valentine is a cherry-pop pop song twitching nervously on a crackly, staticky radio dying on a corner table in an empty room I am the oddly lost beacon of desperation tripping down a deserted street trying to stay two steps ahead of the lightning [...]

Dear Iris (A poem)

Today’s epistle, another terzanelle, is inspired by my choice to work on my tax return today… I swear, now you’re just toying with me getting my hopes up, and then WHAM! You know it doesn’t take much to make me dizzy… If the window’s closed, the door won’t slam It seems I can’t escape the [...]

I didn’t feel like writing yesterday (a poem)

I have not been in a writing mood these last few days. In fact, I wrote nothing at all on Monday. So, on Tuesday, I wrote about not writing… I didn’t feel like writing yesterday The combination of heat and desperation kept my muse at bay until finally I put the book away and closed [...]