Donald Trump (and his kind)

He takes his shadows with him as he moves through the light He wanders in the grain fed pastures as if the world was his to tear He sits judgement on those who do not see his points of view and rotates smiles with hidden agendas that blink messages of false hope and true [...]

By | 2017-06-30T13:15:20+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Poems|0 Comments

Come and Find Me in the Hallway

come and find me in the hallway beyond the breathless corner where darkness pulses ripples of permission and desire come and find me in the hallway do not dive into my eyes but lock your bigger hand onto my wrist making this no frantic random clutching but a sure thing decided single-minded come and [...]

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The Falling of Age Into Grace

For this is the passing of night into day the falling of age into grace the lines of the face melting like clay And this is the roll of life and its course through time and the ebb and flow of desire and human striving that is like horses galloping in a troika of full-throttled [...]

By | 2017-06-29T12:18:15+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Poems|0 Comments

A Tag. A String. A Broken Thing.

I felt the loneliness this time like I didn’t feel it before like it was my new best friend like it had the key to my door I haven’t felt this overlooked since I was seventeen and I pressed the phone to my lips and willed him to call me a footnote a thread an [...]

By | 2017-06-28T19:09:38+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Poems|0 Comments

I Hold

Do you know what I hold in my hand? Not your life Not your hope Not grains of sand that are indicative of the fact that you stand upon the beach, a man expecting to radiate into the universe spinning dreams and plans and impacts that will weave new galaxies across the heavens Do you [...]

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This Love of Ours

Line your heart with celebration sell your soul for free drum desire throughout your bones until they boom like megaphones that you’re in love with me Drift your net in contemplation run without your shoes smell roses in the wintertime eat a grape from tomorrow’s wine and know I love you too and you and [...]

By | 2017-05-24T12:52:48+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Poems|Comments Off on This Love of Ours

The Hit I Take

Oh lover find another take cover move along go back to the rules again I’ll be your fool again write you a song If you’ve got tension I’d like to mention you’ll never find a shot to inoculate you against whatever it is I’ve got I try to live close to the gift I give [...]

By | 2017-05-24T12:50:47+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Poems|Comments Off on The Hit I Take

The Colour Of

He hid the blue of her answer beneath the green of his hope He washed his hands in the sands of her timelessness and picked up purple promises along the path that led from her house to his soul He played in patches of orange marigolds that grew where her kisses fell just missing the [...]

By | 2017-05-24T12:34:03+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Poems|Comments Off on The Colour Of

Summer

Wheat like rods of gold in the fields of your youth once glowed stood tall waved in the breeze and hid your wonder like kernels needing water and sunshine and the unmitigated madness of summer to burst them like popcorn to herald a new day with expectation and pleasure and the belief that today is [...]

By | 2017-05-24T12:33:08+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Poems|Comments Off on Summer

Singing Like Witches

Do you hear the crows at the top of those trees they’re watching the rooftops grow over the seeds they’re counting the lines that cut up the hill they see the commotion they wish it were still they’re calling out warnings they’re singing like witches they say we’ve sold out our planet for riches I’m [...]

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