Works of a Polymath-ish

Baby Boomer Retreads

My affections were incomprehensible.
Politically incorrect.
All wrong,

According to the onlookers.
We were all wrong.

Read more

Reason is Such a Sham

Reason is such a sham,
Without the shape and tone
And hue of rhyme,
Feeling flawed as you
Desired desire,
Hungered for adulation,
And stepped into a bear trap

Read more

Letting Go of Laura

Sitting folded up like a pretzel
Holds hands onto ankles
Back to the wall. 

When he first spoke of her
Weeks ago,

Read more

The Flamethrower

It’s a harmless hobby really
On Monday nights I flirt
with the coffee boy
(He rather likes men from what I see)

Read more

Red, Blue & Alabaster Skin Crimes

Today I want to tear this alabaster skin away
From every sick and twisted crime that has been committed
In the name of whiteness, full of
ancient perverse fears.

Read more

Infamous Footwear

It could be something.
Or nothing.
Or the rest of your life.

No way of knowing,
And not knowing

Read more

A Beautiful Night

Hands shoved deep into his pockets

She thought, “They belong in my hair”

Shoved deep in his pockets.
(It’s the question of ownership…
With hands shoved deep in pockets
He owns himself).

Read more

Dock of the Bay

Prolonged isolation,
Home of the Brave
Sleep deprivation,
Land of the Free;
Painful body positions and
My county ‘tis

Read more

Late to the Party

I was much taller by mid-afternoon,
Standing up to the struggle,
Blue color thinking
Bruising the blue blood
Inclinations of a fine
Line mind.

Read more

Moon Goddess

I am the glorious furious Moon Goddess.
My rhythms draw you to my roundness.
I promise you no warmth.
I build you no flowers.

Read more

This Morning I Awoke #18

This morning I awoke,
A melancholy January snowfall.
No Ambition
Bleak
Pre-desolate.
Where are you now?

Read more

The Predator's Lament

Oh! for the taste of
Fresh flesh rising:
Voiceless, passing, pressing of fresh flesh rising.
The bottom of being, skimming along the surface of
Fresh flesh rising.

Read more

Commitment

I will have you
For what it’s worth.
With dignity and balance in mind,
Make you up again on paper,
Cut and paste you to the form.

Read more

Chester is Mad with Joy

In the meadow
Running
Round and round
Mad with joy.

Read more

Four Car Colors

Four car colors ago
Blue appeared
On a good day
When I was feeling vast

Read more

May Moon in Scorpio

Last night
The lover that lives in my Scorpio Moon
Captured me,
Found me out,
Possessed my imagination

Read more