Poetry

Fool Moon

A fool With an iPhone, Is delusional If he imagines, A snap of the moon with a minuscule shutter, Will capture the enormity of this Striking ornament. It won’t, of course, But it lets God know I care. And if… Read More ›

Stung

A random muscly guy turned, Lit a little by the beer and ┬ádisco lights, Asked me, What happened to your face? Teen boys in stained white suits Laughed Hard faced girls Giggled into cupped hands.   Not the first time… Read More ›

Good Evening

4.50 pm Florida  Shadows stretching Sunlight waning  Commuters tweeting Cops waiting It’s a sorry State Of affairs A place that spends more time In light  Than darkness

Good afternoon. Some wine, Break bread, Listen intently As the afternoon breaks, Out of Morning’s cold clutch, And becomes Luminous, In its own right. Pulling the river and the people Quicker Towards a red silver evening.  

Last Flight

A young man Came out of the restrooms Today at an airport And as all kinds of people were Collecting their baggage He pointed a handgun At their heads And one by one he killed them And as blood spilled… Read More ›

Kids Scalp the Child

Amazing that some are surprised  Kids with no faith  Scalp Kids with no strength (Cowering in a corner) Helpless Against a world that says You can’t complain Because you’re white

The New Year

I moved from 16 to 17 like a bewildered teen When the ball slipped down the pole In a sleek dazzling dance, and I had to get out of the party as dates flipped Because the eyes and wine glasses… Read More ›

Grandfather’s Clock

I remember Running through streams and stepping over twisty ripples One mossy rock at a time, The thin hands on the grandfather clock Ticked and tocked and stopped momentarily Allowing our laughs and screams of joy Time to spread through… Read More ›