Nuance of Damage

I. Hope is faster than light, its speed beyond measure. It’s alive, today, but what about tomorrow? Easy come, easy… I need something to build up my…


“In an Obscure Park in Budapest,” “The Horde,” “Beside the Duna,” and Other Poems

In an Obscure Park in Budapest Into an obscure park in Budapest I go because the blackbirds called me. One called, rather. Another shuffles in the…


“Do Angels Smile,” “Death in a Metro Bar,” and “Daughter of the Night”

Do Angels Smile Do angels smile in the dark night as they watch over the sleeping child guarding, protecting until light? The infant, innocent, meek…


“The Incel’s Lament” and “Vice”

The Incel's Lament Ivory skin and Raven Hair A celestial figure that reaffirmed faith A songbird's voice and a gentle heart An absolutely ravishing…


“Regarding the Poem About the End of the World,” “At the Birth of My Tragedy,” and “The Shopping Cure”

Regarding the Poem About the End of the World This started out as a poem of my prediction for the end of the world. It was full of good intentions…


Live Mas

the sun is so bright and dazzling (but not as dazzling as @yungpec on twitter) like a beautiful woman in a wheat field (but not as beautiful as…


“Woman, Free,” “Two in One,” and Untitled

Woman, Free The vanquished lay dead and dying, their chorus of groans and screams of no concern as he turned homeward, leaving the dozens and their…


An Ode to Post-Cold War Friendships of the Creative Nature

The ’97 Bank of America robbery was one of the last great patriotic crimes, attached to a real need and a real motive, in a real nation, the kind you…


“A Place Somewhere,” “Museum Poem,” “Winter Buries Them,” and Other Poems

A Place Somewhere The dream is the same no matter the night. There is a light, weak and blue, over a country house where nothing stirs, not even a…


“Domestic Violence,” “Depths of Disaffection,” “Buddy Buddy,” and Other Poems

Domestic Violence What an end. She’s stopped talking. She’s no longer responding. I don’t understand. I want To be understanding. Be polite, I say,…