I Woke One Day and Was a Man I’d wondered what it would be like to be a stranger in a body rented from God, cargo damaged more each day. I thought being a man would mean freedom to go wherever I wanted, do whatever I liked to do, not bound by the long leash […]
Just Listen & Relax.
Left, right, left, center, the political stammer But we talk on and on and past one another Real discourse too hard in the Trump nation. Junkyard Alt-Right Dogs bark racist slogans We breathe deep, ignore the jerk at work, we Do our best to couple, dismiss the nightmare For the dream of a big house, […]
Before dark or star rock or water before the wings of the sky floated over the earth I was called to a calm that mimics stillness but is eternal motion to stillness that mocks death because it wakes in the womb of dawn Because the sun is the eye of an immense bird that flies […]
for Ann Anderson I’ve come to an uneasy peace running from the past Where voices speak your name You living ghost come out of darkness Blinding me with joy only animals know. I was your toy, a thing nearly real For love ever is But marriage is money in the big city And a soldier’s son […]
Ready for the end of NY City she wraps it twice in latex gives so easily Fucks in running shoes, plastic gloves no jokin’ man, she swallows like an anaconda bucks hard whispers lewd shit in my ear no goodbye, she runs, but I hear screams, It’s all a lot of nothin’, her coco kiss […]
The future never arrives on time When it does It’s not what I expect: A walk in the park, A punk grrrl In pink Mohawk Lifts her green skirt Shows me some blue bush… Runs off laughing, I laugh too. I guess she wanted to shock me Give me a thrill, I don’t know. I […]
I wanted to be a serious poet, but heard they are prone to heart attacks so I lightened up and became a playwright, rented a little studio where I could audition the truth, ran an ad in the paper, “Desperately seeking reality.” And some very interesting characters came to read. There was a sage addicted […]