3 poems →
Link to three of my poems, if you’re interested, just published in Issue 27 of The Legendary. Includes “The Crazy Bob Chronicles”, “A Fable”, and “No One Says a Word”.
What the Water Gave Him
Drip of the faucet, steady and hypnotic, surf of the bathwater creeping over his bloated belly, rising and ebbing with each breath, his knees protruding like icebergs, soft dangle between his legs, safe as in the womb. Paris, an oscillation, a rolling exhibition, vast spaceship of a city just outside the walls of his rented flat. He knows how to be alone, to get inside the cave of his brain,...
No One Says a Word →
Link to my poem, just published today on Word Salad. This is an older poem, so it’s always nice when those find a home. My bio should *not* be at the top of the poem, so hopefully the editor will move it soon.
Bolivia Set to Pass "Law of Mother Earth" →
This is exciting. I so love Bolivia for this… From The Guardian, 10 April, 2011: “Bolivia is set to pass the world’s first laws granting all nature equal rights to humans. The Law of Mother Earth, now agreed by politicians and grassroots social groups, redefines the country’s rich mineral deposits as ‘blessings’ and is expected to lead to radical new conservation and social...
Passing through Galveston
Memories of highways, truckstops and trailer parks, when I kept you moving, moving, in those wide-eyed delicate years, with your trusting blond head, your bag of dolls, fatherless. What chance did you ever have? Misfortune of a teenage mother, me full of juvenile incompetence, one shitty boyfriend after another, food stamps, social workers. I tried, kid, I tried, while you deserved swingsets,...
2 poems →
Link to two of my poems, “Poetry”, and “Cannabis Psalm”, in the April issue of Snakeskin. If you’re interested, one’s available at the link above, one at the link below. A big thank you to the editor, George Simmers. http://homepages.nildram.co.uk/~simmers/175psalm.html