The Divine Letter of “K”

  The Divine Letter of “K”       In my dreams it’s so beautiful but that doesn’t mean   I don’t toss and turn at night clutching   The air I can’t breathe and thrashing at the pillow   That won’t comfort the twisted...

Perpetuated Lie

  Perpetuated Lie       Look up to the night’s stretched arms   Reaching up smooth against the mirror   Where Orion’s damn belt can be seen   On every homely street lying in rows.   The consummation of growth...

LGA to SEA, January 15, 2009

  LGA to SEA, January 15, 2009     Hot off the steps of the jets   Sweeping cool blue turbine painted unclear   In the phony heat. The bicycle man sits   Cross-legged in that damn lawn chair.   Staring down planes...

If I Forget Your Name

  I might look towards the full moon,   And lean towards the eastern rising sun.   Asking God if he remembers your name too?   He might create a cloud or two in dismay.   It’s not personal, sometimes he forgets, like me...