Category Archives: Poetry

Promise: A toboggan anapest

Promise At the top of a very tall hill a toboggan sits, waiting for someone to ride it on down. And I think to myself, every time I pass by, that as soon as it snows I will take it … Continue reading

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A harder love

A harder love than frost I love the autumn: The smell of leaves’ new colors, The golds, yellows, reds, The play of warmth and coolness, The wonder of birds in flight. You are my autumn. You are bright leaves on … Continue reading

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Which Mad Pursuit

Which Mad Pursuit I forget the words you said but I could feel my heart in my neck beating oh-no; oh-no; oh-no— Running now, remembering, it keeps that time and my legs, my body following, running oh-no, chase oblivion. Coming … Continue reading

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Random poem!

Delirium’s Lemonade Hat-Song I am the aardvark who empties his glass, then goes for the bottle; he wants to get smashed. I am the guitar that’s missing a fret that you tried once to play for the sake of a … Continue reading

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Vanishing Point

There was nothing but the road. It was barely visible because the only hint of light was no more than a hole in the darkness somewhere unreachable ahead. Anything else that might have been was lost in a deep and … Continue reading

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Small Warmth

(As long as we’re on a mouse theme – ) Small Warmth Oh, to be a mouse— a pet, that is, not a wild hated burrower-in-walls, gnawer, food-stealer, but gray, with loved and patted fur: a house-mouse, as it were, with … Continue reading

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Ode of the Battle Poet

Ode of the Battle Poet Chop chop chop chop Chop chop chop chop Chop chop chop chop Stab. (Found jotted in charcoal on a piece of leather after the Skirmish of Round Rock)

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