Archive for the ‘poetry’ Category

Crescent-gnawed of goddess’ fingertip, spit into the sky. No horn of plenty, no homage to Semele. No enigma, so familiar. No competition for the multitude of black holes pulsing Or galaxies whirling. Parallax Error.  Quit following me, you lunar terror. I wish I had the power shoot you out of your heavenly sling. I refuse to […]


Sinker

12Jun12

Friends flake off, the dried-up scales from a rotted carp. Omission cements my heart. Heavy, it drops. It plunks into a sea of erudites to stabilize the hook and line. The watery depths amplify. I’ll catch some sharks.


Subterfuge

12Jun12

Leviathan roars up from the depths to snag and to catch all unsuspecting breaths. He pummels the shores, ripped and torn by his yawing stretch. He wakes, he shakes, unadorned he scorns the landscape. No gentle giant, he sleeps in the deep and when disturbed, countries are shorn. And overturned, upended, displaced, the people shall mourn. […]


The grey sky looms low, clouds roll, winds blow. I stand solo in the frigid air, bare feet freezing on the concrete below me.  I cross my arms and shiver; I am not accustomed to winter despite once living in Virginia. And now I have returned, my indian summer’s spurned.  The sun-kissed glow is slowly ceding to […]