“Chiquita,” “The Best Part of Waking Up is Folger’s in Your Cup,” “It’s a Dirty Job But Somebody Has to Do It,” and “Blank”

chiquita I see everything through the prism of sex. No woman safe. No locale sacred. Least of all this hot Latina probing the produce dept. at the…


“Love and Be Loved” and “The Graveyard”

Love and Be Loved It’s, This, Thing, That’s been, Happening, For some time, At his, Current place, He’s only, Thinking, More closely, About it, Now,…


“You Might Be,” “Tokyo Gardens,” and “Dark Women in Dark Rooms”

You Might Be           You know, you might be the best person in the universe, with your deftly…


“Zombie for All Seasons,” “Thanksgiving,” “Librarian,” and “Chupa-Ku, Volume X: No. 46-50”

Zombie for All Seasons in the fall, you got caught up with a group the Trick o’ Treaters on Halloween night giving everyone a horrible fright in the…


“Date Night,” “Lunch,” and “We Were Told”

Date Night Unfurling hair, smeared makeup, sweating, groaning, crying about the lobster bisque, she whimpers it had a “color,” between squeezes of…


“A Door Opens,” “No Playdates Here,” and “Carry On”

A Door Opens Someone recently, Got in touch, With him, About, His poems, His poetry, The blood, And guts, That he’s, Been spilling, Onto, The page,…


“Aliens v. the Satyrian Life,” “Serial Rights,” and “Conversation at Work”

Aliens v. the Satyrian Life What do you see in the world of the sleepers, what do you see when humans interact with each other, what do you see when…


“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…