#Birdie Sanders

#Birdie Sanders

For three voices simultaneously the hidden cost of a ravenous expansionism has called for frighten’d security measures following the attacks the gutted middle class citing unnamed sources has alleged a landslide forming somewhere in the deep middle and also a bird on...
Three Poems

Three Poems

Earth Stars The women strap me down So you won’t fall Watched me climb unaided as if on a leather vault in the center of a gym A needle in      my hand swells the women unfold my arms blue Velcro holds them down One woman smiles as she ties a belt around my...
Zugari

Zugari

the combers breaking and breaking on white sand, sand made even whiter by the Guadeloupe moon. how, with nothing to hide them, the stars blanketed the sky. We knelt at tideline while Zugari pointed out the little fishes shoaling beneath the pierlights. Without knowing...
Yielding

Yielding

  From the branches I catch the flicking of an eastern kingbird, it’s raspy call like lost memory on the damp wind. In this moment all is only the bird and I, my hand and it’s wing, it’s song and the salty taste of my own words held ablaze in my mouth. It is a...
Two Poems

Two Poems

HOARSE Singing when you’re not supposed to is only brave into a rifle. Not in a hippie basement with a red toggle for hot water. Maybe if you’re lucky your doctor is impatient and shuffles you sizzurp without double checking stories. Someone said the...
Two Poems

Two Poems

                                His Mother, Overheard not to mention mother’s mother’s diamond ring mother passed to me when she passed not to mention the expense of fixing up the carriage house behind her folks’ place just for now not to mention she nearly lost her...
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