Make sure the doors and windows have locks (a poem)

Before tonight’s open-mic reading, somebody was talking about putting something in the fire after reading it… Ashes need space to scatter and a place to settle somewhere to feel safe when they are done feeling restless (23 May 2019) Wishes sometimes have consequences is available—order now from your favorite local bookstore! IndieBound search: If [...]

Bookstore Poem #614. Until you obliterate the ground or the shadow, there can be no rest

Partly inspired by the shadows produced by the lighting at Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park and trying to photograph a single page of a book without being able to remove it… The distraction would be too much beside the inevitable distortion of lines curving into a common edge helpless against the angles of [...]