“The Bigger World,” “Anvil,” “Regret,” and Other Poems

the bigger world strummer dead and all of the tortured in el salvador and the way that nothing is beautiful in the first grey light of morning the…


“Springtime,” “Bored vs. Bored,” and “Demented”

Springtime Drifts of rain cascade lightly over shoulders Of the strolling eco-romanticists; When in smogging London Everything is melting Smog on…


“We’re on the Amtrak to Bakersfield,” “Graham Crackers,” and “Her Pain”

We're on the Amtrak to Bakersfield and rushing past prisons and strip malls and the endless farmlands of places I've no interest in the names of. I'm…


“AI, AI, AI (A Tartarus for Youth),” “The Spaces in Between,” and “Nothing Lasts”

AI, AI, AI (A Tartarus for Youth) I. AI, AI, AI! Sated with stolen life, emerged from mother’s Night, there is longing to be free from the warmth of…


“Marigold” and “Ghosts of November”

Marigold Marigold. Marigold of a crisp autumn morning, sunlight streaming in to light up her fine blond hair. Soft as a feather, translucent downy…


“Hypnos,” “Dark Labour,” “Buzzards,” and “1995”

Hypnos There are red shutters on the curve of his past collisions - I don’t know what he’s doing, the agitated consistency, the cleft uncollected; I…


“She Said,” “Four Kings, Four Queens,” “The Hours Walk Then They Run,” and “Sappho’s Honey”

She Said She said I can’t imitate. She said you are too fat to run. She said they don’t all fit. She said she had to take that call. She said there…


“I Ain’t Sayin’ Sorry for Nothin’,” “If I Tell My Parents I’m Bisexual They’ll Be Unfazed So I Just Don’t Talk About It,” and “II. Ex-Best Friend”

I Ain't Sayin' Sorry for Nuthin' It's been 6 years since I've had a girlfriend. I fuck randoms and watch couples like they're wild animals. Put my…


“Halfway Between Los Angeles and San Francisco,” “Hope and Change,” “Waste Not, Want Not,” and Other Poems

Halfway Between Los Angeles and San Francisco A rooster signals the start of the day. Workers wearing sombreros and ball caps emerge from the…


“Sophie’s Tree” and “Hi, a Porpoise”

Sophie's Tree If the world is a web and the Web is the world then show me that spider that skitters and flitters and keeps it together why is it…