With Light and Dust: “1303” (Excerpt)

I. Apartment This is the 18th day I stay in 1303 I’ve already stayed in turn Room 4, 2, and 3 Room 4 is relatively small Might be the original second…


Christ and the Devil

I can see the cross with the white flesh of Jesus I can see his blue eyes looking to the heavens I can see his body burning with the spirit as the…


The Trial of Moloch and Dionysus

I. I am seated upon my forefather’s Throne of Rot Their putrid crown brandished proudly atop my shame and coxcomb All around me the West burns and…


Tears for My Japanese E-Girlfriend

He laments his account being blocked by his lady I. Yuri...Yuri-chan! You were mine, The one dyed hair girl, bud from real-time: All real e-girls to…


“Lines in the Clouds” and “This, Too, Happened in the Palisades”

Lines in the Clouds the extinct dragon of the ozone rock salt shouldering its way into a darkening gray river sprouts dropping stones summershine…


“A Pleasurable Ailment” and “Cheers to Melancholy, Celebration, and Nothing at All”

A Pleasurable Ailment I quit smoking, so I went to the store to get some strawberries. This morning my usual stumble was replaced with an electric…


“Last Hour,” “Modern World,” “The Box,” and Other Poems

Last Hour I saw her the last hour when a glow suffused her face, her movements fast and strong, more alive than the rest of us that the house cat…


“Rabbits on the Grass” and “In Public”

Rabbits on the Grass The half overflows, all disappears nothing‘s sacred a man knows me, in the crisis nothing‘s sacred the legs left me, let me…


“Executive Overstay,” “Wag Us,” and “The Blimps”

Executive Overstay "They tried to bury us. They didn't know we were seeds." --- Mexican proverb He wasn't going to leave. It hit us like a virus when…


In the Meekest Dreamery

the dreamed red sun of the morning--- thus I get tender letters. On wings of the morning glow--- I fly into lands of butterfly-like hearts. In my…