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Apr

14

The Thief

The Thief black and white with tips of orange a butterfly touches his brow, follows him up hill, it crosses his mind, heavy this rough cut wood…in chains against wall they talked of olden times, being taken to the boats…this was better by far… glad to get it over … what had life given him […]

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Mar

17

Old Age

Old age: the bear is catching up to eat you

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Mar

11

Oatmeal

Oatmeal would you rather, the perfect bowl of oatmeal or turtle soup extraordinaire? while you spare the time you need to make up your mind we’ll fill the air in your kitchen with filet of sole, bacon, onions and dill for the chowder you’ll concoct. Let it simmer on the side for later, makes all […]

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Mar

4

The Troll

The Troll You don’t have to be drunk to stagger when you’re the troll under the bridge, trembling as your ceiling crumbles with each vehicle that crosses the street overhead and pebbles like thoughts drop into puddles at your feet, thoughts you would like to retrieve that stumble randomly like apparitions among darkening shadows and […]

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Mar

4

On Time

About Time Time and space go off together forever like beaches and waves, like love and marriage, or diapers and babes. But should they come back, they come back alone in a different fractal zone.

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Mar

3

Modern Prodigal

Modern Prodigal Ears sting at table in silence, behind dry eyed tears, tongue stumbles, staggers like a blinded zebra on the Serengeti awaiting its lion, heart doesn’t burst like a balloon it fizzles with an obscene sound I would tweek into a prolonged squeak out of frustration or impatience with this stranger, my son who […]

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Feb

25

Bearing Fruit

ccBearing Fruit Awakening, our Savior hungry walked along the road with flowing robe and flowing hair, fair sky upon His face to Jerusalem. Coming up to a fig tree full with leaves but void of fruit, bearing reference to the prophecy of Habakkuk of the end time where hardship would prevail: bellies tremble and lips […]

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Feb

13

Oliver’s Return

Oliver’s Return Uttering guttural imprecations that begin with the sound of ‘f’ below his breath he stuttered in three not English languages, that if he’d not done such and such, if this or that instead he’d not be here but there to do some such or the other with so and so, his tie matched […]

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Feb

12

socialism

as for socialism…. this is as far as i could go…. the richest person in America should be sentenced to five years in prison (out early on good behavior, of course)….hence all these bezos, gates, buffets etc would be divesting assets to stay out of prison…. the charities would be booming and these guys wouldn’t […]

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Feb

3

Mamu

Mamu You are a small child running alone down the sidewalk of a busy street, bare legs, bare feet in the cold. hungry and afraid with desire to get away from mamu sleeping on the floor, somehow out the door toward the large brown dog you don’t fear but should, you run . Your big […]

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Feb

3

A Meeting on the Seventeenth Floor to Discuss Among Other Things, Strategies in the Upcoming

A Meeting on the Seventeenth Floor to Discuss Among Other Things, Strategies in the Upcoming Before smarmy smile she flicks thrasonical ash grown longer than its mother of pearl holder. Besotted stepson waits for his ride below, smoking pot on hot asphalt, scowling insolent, nothing in his life to his fault, impatient to unload his […]

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