“Believer Not Believer,” “Past Life Paraclete,” and “The Male Experience Centers on Pockets”

Believer Not Believer God scrubbed off known history to save the hanging man inundated dis crackup earth heed mine teethwork eyes eyes that are not…


“Gods of a Bonehead 4,” “Gods of a Bonehead 7,” “Slow Bleed,” and Other Poems

Gods of a Bonehead 4 I was born into fire rub my ashes on your forehead in repentance I feel I’ve lived so many times it’s a crude joke---my soul…


“Too Much Brouhaha,” “Double-Stream Consciousness,” and “We Walk”

Too Much Brouhaha too much psychological brouhaha had overshadowed the glowing embers and bejeweled thoughts that were hidden in different capsules…


“This is Just to Say” and “Hear Ye, Hear Ye, Canceling the West”

This is Just to Say The poetic tradition is lost like one of Little Bo Peep’s sheep. The universal is dead, stomped flat by narcissistic whining of a…


Where Secrets So Heavily Weigh

Pan's Paths once trod now lie forgotten beneath the lines of ley Nomadic rites and mother goddesses crossed rivers in India some say Tablets cracked…


A House in October Melancholy

It is the terribly sad hour of the season when the ghosts of the past are coming back like waves in a crazed kamikaze longing, salted in despair…


I Want a Bipolar for President

I want a bipolar for president. I want a president who hasn’t slept for three days because he has been creating sneaker designs inspired by alien…


“Contemplation,” “Cruise,” and “Crucifixion”

contemplation stilled black waters call my name as i stare down from a bridge built of fire and steel and the broken hands of ghosts and distant…


Water, God, and Come May

In all the big cities of Iberia The unemployed queue from hunger From the early hours of the day Wishing holy water Asking for water, bread and food…


Memorial for Whatever Melancholy

Gravity might sound like this. It may not be water. It does not feel like water. It does not have these familiar qualities: life affirming, thirst…