Monthly Archives: March 2010

the Poetry Grid ….

i hate the pull of evil  in politics and this is no place for memories that sicken the spirit Advertisements

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ten more

ten more to go  before i can close these doors ten more to go until this can be  shut  down for a necessary demolition

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the men who were

i remember the men who were sitting in dark corners gnawing on the bones of our efforts judging our worth on waist/dress size tone/softness of skin length/shine of  hair tricks performed in kitchen/bedroom on sink/on knees at tables filled with … Continue reading

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come to jesus meetin’/mama to mama

let ’em go, ol girl its way past time you got one son who is needed to be unchained from your ties.. and another who is teetering on breakdown’s ugly brink you brought him into this world be the adult here … Continue reading

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gift to the north shore 1970-1973

on kauai no voice fell from my lips on kauai my eyes watched my heart filled on kauai the sacred spoke while i, silent absorbed every word on kauai my sistas determined our next steps sheltering my shyness protecting my … Continue reading

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held hostage

at the foot of the bed this morning your demons patiently awaited tapping their talons on the bedpost they breathed heavy sighs and filled with impatience until they could stand it no longer they pole-vaulted onto my back pried open … Continue reading

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william carlos williams

it sat alone at the end of the shelf end-cap and is filled with the love of your garden… i sat alone as i am tonite at the edge of the same end-cap recalling a crazier time

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