Monthly Archives: November 2015

Our Father

Our Father Who art, Are not In heaven Not in hell Not anywhere Hallow be my words My kneeled obligations In a church made from funeral homes and Hospital hallways Thy kingdom come And thy kingdom leaves My will is … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Hair Lies

About her age But the creasing Around her eyes Reveal 10 children And bills due 30 years of marriage. Her hair Shines in the sun Her lines Crinkle With laughter.

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If You Can

If you can, Crave with me the murmured voices, The hidden melancholic melodies in my Wandering mind Roaming to the better parts of past times Better left behind in the fading lines Of ink-smeared paper and Singed fingertips. If you … Continue reading

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Astigmatic

I sometimes sleep so soundly That I’m afraid I’ve died. The objects in my mirror Are closer than they appear, But I’m too prone to whiplash To turn around. I sometimes sleep so restlessly That I’m afraid I’ll never rest … Continue reading

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Gravitational

It is misconceived science That gravity pulls us Only down. Gravity pulls things together. And I Am A Black Hole.

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11:34 PM

The soft music of Softer skin Akin to the feeling of Being fully whole again. Shallow kitty-pool breaths Breathed in the off-beats Of your breathing. Releasing the pressure of our chests We cave in, Collapsing into the morning. Far too … Continue reading

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