Thoughts I don’t know how to express (a poem)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvBq-gdkq_o 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 [...]