“Nu,” “Odalisque,” and “O Minotaur, I Love You”

Nu Serpentine lover My devotion to your imperious and majestic beauty is incessant and golden A creature of lotus petals and lapis lazuli You are a…


“The Coming Generation,” “Peggy,” “Drive-By Shooting on Pine,” and Other Poems

The Coming Generation As children we embrace the early stages of infinity, not anchored by responsibility, or old age, that penultimate resting…


Wikihow: Online Submission in Four Steps (with Pictures)

1. Write I type a word or just a few to be read, edited or viewed askew sentences strung together by brain or heart cock and hand I retract myself…


Sun

Sun sun sun Shining bright Life Power Is it God? No no no It can’t be it can’t be But it’s so intense It must be It must be God! It must be God!…


Yaks on the Andes

Verse 1 Spoiled milk Carrots on my knee Chips on my knee Spoiled milk Children of Sudan being beheaded daily I don't care Spoiled milk Ishmael Beah…


“Spaghetti Dinner,” “Cincinnati,” “White Studies,” and Other Poems

Spaghetti Dinner I, too, only cook once a year. I, too, cook for friends and family. I, too, leave a mess for my wife. I, too, am hated. It’s not the…


My Dreamy Manifesto Under the Starry Sky: Cometward

Attention: this manifesto has magic power and it can finally refute the Communist Manifesto (1847/48) and its successors in the form of communist…


“Mysteries,” “The Devil in Me,” and “The Sun Was There”

Mysteries I have no idea what it is but you are not alone I am only alone and I eat alone into my stomach I love alone It gives me a smile and I know…


“A New Normal,” “There Go I,” “That Mewling Babe,” and “On the Beach”

A New Normal “God, you’re so normal!” You know it’s meant as a subtle dig, But you want to laugh And celebrate a pyrrhic victory. They would not…


“On the Death of the Prince,” “Futuristic Body/Visionary Mind,” “What They Came For,” and Other Poems

On the Death of the Prince A Word on the Death of the Prince of Thieves--- Robin of Locksley, Robin Hood, Whose arrows fled, whose arm, bled, Let out…