Monthly Archives: August 2009

dear old poet

yes my lungs are working better i’m only breathless when i walk up inclines… thanks for asking…

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minding the store, eh buk?

you were nervous then watching shy jailbait catholic schoolgirls walk round and round earth’s plywood tabletops… watching us you grinned like a fool as we  feigned initial interest in the soft-shelled chapbooks  piled around… from the corner stack we tucked our copies of the … Continue reading

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faerie tale

once upon a time i wanted to be both griffin and sabine

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risky

living is a risk if you’re a poet solitude is the writer’s drug… when hands shake and we burn through our time our fingerprints fade like the short lives of sunflowers.. we become phantoms or forgotten embers

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things of darkness

forest coffee-black as sleeplessness whisper forgiveness to each torn limb of  many ringed widened trunk… who are you?   sent down as bait to catch keepers of the night you surprised the things of the dark.. as echos rattled like … Continue reading

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venice ‘then’

as i read venice tales from a distant time after i had already escaped, being born and raised on venice sands appears as someone else’s memories.. the venice i left had a new violence rising each day with the sun.. reading … Continue reading

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fogged in

zero visibility flight grounded cancelled and rescheduled to a more coherent date… its best to stay close to home.. today my autopilot is on thoughts are shrouded in sighs today in this fog  i can only stare  out these windows exhausted

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