The Final Solution

When I see deadly violence anywhere in the world acted out by hooded men, neo-nazi, common criminal pedophile priest, shooter in a theatre, I wander a time a wilderness of disbelief hearing it on the web or t.v. I once again commit myself to the asylum of Ahimsa pushing back harder on the evil in […]

On The State of World Affairs and Other Madness

The cat chases its tail, the dog whimpers in sleep, The heart skips a beat… It’s not a nightmare, not a movie, a TV show. Wake when you will, but where will you be, in bed alone, In the den, your unknowing hand holding a gun, At your desk starting at nothing? It doesn’t matter— […]

Spindrift Literary & Arts Journal 2018

Spindrift Literary & Arts Journal 2018 It’s back from the bindery & it is stunning!  Join us for the release celebration: Tuesday, May 8, 11 am to 6 pm @ The Visual Arts Center 2000 Building Shoreline Community College My Poem “Elegy for Phil Hayes” appears in it, so I’ve been asked to read. Elegy for Phil Spindrift […]

Earth Day Warning

He wanted to heal her broken heart, hang lace in her window Give her a greenhouse rose, the unnaturally perfect orchid Fragrant spring to fill her house, But he made toxic cocktails at the bar Laid skulls of thalidomide babies Whale bone and relics from Dachau at her door. Mid-spring layers of acid ice and snow […]

Epistle to Washington D.C.

“To speak of atrocious crime in mild language is treason to virtue.” ~Edmund Burke   The stomach of America bleeds with an Alt-Right ulcer The brain needs a surgeon to remove a Republican cancer. Its ass is a target to assassins who would bust a cap in it. Get right with your God or quit […]