Member since January 12, 2010 | 1,245 Readings |
Notorious "word nerd" dreaming of the concrete jungle; working and living in the sticks– life is strange but sweet.
This spring, my faith was fleeting as / I saw people holding signs and scripture / saying God is Love. / Patriots proudly professing / Jesus…
Ingrid’s New World
She was different, literally, in our college town; she’s a Technicolor dream now. / / She was different. / A silhouette in black and white. / …
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Gutting the Farmhouse Upon Grandfather’s…
My heart leapt when I thought of all I could destroy. / I tore the cherry banisters from the foyer’s broad staircase / and piled the…
Pessimist’s Guide to Miracles
A donkey in Siena brays the name / of Catherine, his saint, but no one hears— / no Balaam to be spared the angel’s flame. / / How many…
I. / / Sweet sorghum on a lover’s tongue / Fresh briar marks on her thighs / Black beetles cased in cedar sap with new-hatched dragonflies …
for my grandfathers / / Where now are the old men of my childhood who laughed, swore, jawed plugs of tobacco / and spat the red-brown…
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