“Rescuing London,” “Out and About,” “The London Connection,” and “Every Moment”

Rescuing London We were visiting, The rescue shelter, Because the older child, Loves animals, And wanted to visit, It was a, Sort of, Birthday…


“Birthday,” “Who Said You Deserved an Easy Time?,” “Liberty Cap,” and Other Poems

Birthday I knew you’d drowned in the river And was sorry that you did Your picture everywhere ‘Please come home’ Out celebrating a milestone Reports…


“Super-Woman,” “For Nay, Elizabeth Nay Williams,” and “Siamese Twins”

Super-Woman I found my mom in the kitchen cooking, she has spent a 5th of her life in the kitchen, if you thoroughly count all of the minutes; the…


“Of Amber Have You Heard?,” “The Weakness of the Ages,” and “Rakes and Reminiscences”

Of Amber Have You Heard? If that was your last sight… if she was your last view… it would also be your first. You could go, contented that you forced…


“A Discarded Cigarette,” “For Masha Bruskina,” “Claret Aphrodisiac,” and “For Natalie”

A Discarded Cigarette Yes she said, to my offer of a drink as if a shallow tribute Or token was needed for my eyes to wander over her sculpted form…


“Visiting London for the First Time,” “Bringing London Home,” and “The London Notes”

Visiting London for the First Time London is, An adorable, Jack Russell mix, At the, Rescue shelter, She had, Been put, In a, Remote area, London…


“Make Business Out of Lonely Business,” “A Brief History of a Festival Now Questioned,” “Serpent God Makes This World,” and Other Poems

make business out of lonely business open mouth wide, that hole from which all the world’s great blood extends & extrudes forth from birth,…


“Conscience v. Science,” “Does it Matter, a Time Lord as a Bum,” and “‘Afri-Rhea'”

Conscience v. Science This experience that we call life, is a little too complex to end with death; A cycle of forgotten rebirths, we flow…


Early 2022 Ramblings

I should have killed myself so long ago, but what's the point in suicide? It must remain the privilege of gods and monsters, and though a weirdo and…


“Cruising Along Carroll Avenue,” “Words of Gratitude,” and “On Writing”

Cruising Along Carroll Avenue Going to get a haircut, Cruising along, Carroll Avenue, Downtown, Terrific weather, A morning of reading, And……