Walk Through

Walk Through

              I walk through our home in mind           to make a cup of coffee.           Greeting leaves...
Two Poems

Two Poems

    The House of Illusion   She’d say, Someday you’ll go on without me. She worked the back of the box. From underneath. Where the saw couldn’t reach. Her name was Ruby. We had nothing in common but our long skinny feet. She was down there in the dark...
Unspoken

Unspoken

It was a pale imitation of justice, but all in all we agreed the testimony rang true. Outside, the shadows of the houses swallowed the shadows of the pigeons without flinching. Some things are easier to absorb than others, said the judge, using white gloves and what...
Mystery

Mystery

Mink stoles and sparkling eyes—sparkling, really—and hair curled to nearly edible precision, and the pale satin taut across the bust and the compact waist, from which flared a modest skirt, with a brooch somewhere, and a flower, and the dapper companion in natty suit...
The Idea of 2039

The Idea of 2039

             Hendrix jamming at the edge of volcanic expansion in the ‘60s skips ahead to 2039 night-swimming through the fossil-flamed continuum. As crow wings open and close over more than we know of loss or...
Addendum to a Miracle

Addendum to a Miracle

              And then, after           asking for silence, and           for silence please, and...
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