Category Archives: poetry

Train Cars of Life

Train Car, train car, train car Counting the cars pass by Though I really can’t count So perhaps I am just noting Their passage through my life An ability to observe but not quantitate I simply feel they are going … Continue reading

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Bringing the Matadors Together

I need a naked matador to battle my inner demons Not a rodeo clown to distract the menacing hordes Not a huntsman to track and shoot the raging beasts Not a hypnotist to soothe and calm the crying monsters My … Continue reading

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I Walk the Infinite Line

Three quarters of a cup. Hardly enough to jump start the day. Barely enough to put you to bed. More than half, less than full. A confusing stake in the ground Half way between half way and all the way. … Continue reading

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The Buckling

The Buckling comes in waves. That clinch or flinch or collapsing in that happens. It looks physical but it feels more like a shuddering Of that inner sanctum you can’t seem to control. That quick expulsion of breath. The reaching … Continue reading

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Entropy and Me

My soul is being crushed by concrete. Step by step across every sidewalk slab Reverberations from my feet to my head Pulverizing my spirit with unending waves of lifeless gray energy. Weeds sprout and explode from every exposed crevice Ceaselessly … Continue reading

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Was I Hiding or was I Hidden?

Was I hiding or was I hidden? A tangle of neural pathways Danced in front of my eyes today. Though I cannot see it in the moment I have seen this dance before Like a colorful layer of ether Clouding … Continue reading

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A Vision Puddled in Time

I saw you in a mud puddle the other day. A portal it parted to the yesterday of yesterdays. You and a boat I see floating on the puddle, curiously like a dry twig Drifting and leaving a wake In … Continue reading

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The Ride

I will ride, ride, ride til I reach the edge of the flat, flat earth. As I ride my mind wanders and meanders and I ponder My travels and my meanings and the thoughts that hide Behind the trees and … Continue reading

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Not Sleeping in the Art Deco Hotel

My room should be dark but instead glows red, Bordello red when it should be graveyard black. The smoke detectors excessively bright running light Tells me it is working, working to keep me awake. The gilt trappings in The Art … Continue reading

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I’d Eat a Rancid Nut Roll

I’d eat a rancid nut roll for you. I’d wait ten hours in line for tickets to a concert I didn’t want to go to. I’d wear a knife onto a plane. I’d throw sand on my bed sheets And … Continue reading

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