Category: poems

Under Construction – Up Since Three

I sit staring at a hotel curtain. The pattern reminds me of birch trees. Beyond are some Loblolly pines and Carolina starlight. The room has that new plaster smell that reminds me of the apartment I stayed at while working at a fiberglass plant….

Catch Phrases (Poem)

  All the well wishers came by again All the tales Came by to sigh again When all else fails If there’s a dreary rain They’ll fill your sails With hot air again Transported past all ails All along the main Yea, the well…

Hollow Dignity (Poem)

Wispy Gossamer thing I call your name Your name is pride How fragile thy wing Will it lift to fame For honor you tried Squared away, halo effecting Dignity’s shame Drowned by the tide Of all you’re neglecting I call you by name O…

Rosa Ma Rie (Poem)

Rosemary Rosemary What did you find At the end of the sea Was it the same As the start From whence we came Destroy your heart Rosemary Rosemary Drop a leaf Change by degree Seasons teeth Masticate Matters dull Spirit liberate From the lull…

Solipsism (Poem)

I get tired of explaining myself To myself By myself In a neverending plot Of funhouse mirrors The you in me Is I You see The more I try To look outside I observe myself walk by There is nowhere to hide From this…

Reactionary (Poem)

Reacting It’s because God’s redacting The impulses laws The breathe of life Can’t be seen Neither willed with pentacle or even the knife Search with your microscope for how all this has been Seek with the telescope Reach for the source Till the point…

Flavors (Poem)

Horseradish and cigars Flavors Drawn up by the stars Neighbors Full of roots Go down to the core To the bottom of my boots Reaching for one whiskey more I luxuriate in tombs Till spring again Around me blooms In drops of rain Call…