It starts upon waking: something about the light, maybe—its hue, its weight—beckons me to climb, and while I’ve become quite … Continue Reading Notes On Descending
Remember the citrus colors of summer, honeysuckle static lullabies and nights roiling in thunder, pomegranate on the porch someone’s father … Continue Reading Remember
I just want you to know that I love you.
I’ll love you in your sorrow, When cold streams through the open window, And night sucks the dreams from your … Continue Reading How To Count Fireflies
Out where the corn grows tall, The deer play hide and seek, And mosquitos swarm like street gangs Ready to … Continue Reading Seasons
I AM NIGHT and dusk is never ending. Probe the dark and prove my worth. Step blind into oblivion, summon … Continue Reading Love Letters, No. 26
Sitting with my skull Propped against An old window A/C unit, I had an epiphany, And here it is: My … Continue Reading Jailhouse Saints
It’s Christmas in August for this vagabond poet. In case you missed the giddy Tweets, earlier this week I was honored … Continue Reading Drinkers With Writing Problems Published My Poem!
When we go out, I’m a stunt double, Or a bouncer, or a villain, or a thug; But only on … Continue Reading Icebreakers
I fell apart on the subway this week. It was a dreadful scene, really. Parts of me went everywhere, Scattering … Continue Reading Disassembled
We spent our younger years Pondering the brutality of love, Huffing the breath of darkness Like gasoline fumes, Basking in the … Continue Reading Hide and Seek
Take refuge in the shade, But don’t let it pale you, Find safety from the scorch Of life, the pressure … Continue Reading Bloom, Sweet Azalea
My bones ache and sag, Worn from years of working In heavy bluegrass autumn air, Destitute of care, of love, … Continue Reading Reaching For Repose
Isn’t marble a funny thing? It’s the great supporter, A champion of gravity, The substratum of society, If you think … Continue Reading Marble
I keep my sugar airtight In a stainless steel canister, To keep it from going bad, But it’s useless, I’m … Continue Reading Colombian Black
Left this sitting on the table in the airport. Hope the next person that sits down likes dogs. Now I … Continue Reading Airport Doodle