Member since December 7, 2016 | 1,779 Readings |
Cincinnati, Ohio native - They say journalism is dying and poetry’s already dead. I suppose that makes me a resurrector.
The Blue-Silver Being
I am a flat, graphite sketch / on a interdimensional being’s / drafting table. // I look to my right and left / and the being is shouting / at…
Closure before the door was opened
I am nothing. / Nothing. // My purpose is ----. / It’s rich and red. / My purpose is bleed. // Your whole job / is to watch while I do it. /…
Contain, / Contain / You-see-through-glass / Bring the water to my lips again // The molecules are more focused in the glass / Than they are in…
It’s a different hustle in the winter
Sunset - / the little ghetto market, / westside parkway // / An early start / Set up shop so to speak / Greet more folks than the mayor // …
50 Questions to Ask God this Holiday Season
Hows come we can’t see you? / How many bulbs have broken when idiots put up Christmas lights? / Why don’t people use their fucking turn signal? …
I don’t like to kill / Even the small things / Even the littlest ones / I feel it too hard / I stand over them in their death / And whisper about…
In the garden of life
In the garden of life, / with its flowers and wonders aplenty - / Some days you just pull out weeds.
When all the black mirrors light up
My eyes are polyamorous, lingering and twisting, / playing tricks on my Sunday School heart / They feed my brain the food it wants but doesn’t need…
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Those Whose Love
we emulate. We must not / have gotten / / right. Must not have shot it / straight through the night, a vestibule / / of good faith....
I am not haunted / but try to find filaments / of light that could / be ghosts against the wall / of the old railroad hotel / where we have come…
Not a man / that survives the movement, / / but a movement / that survives the man. / It ain’t me, / it’s us! / / Not the tyranny / …
When I Quit
It was a quiet moment / at dusk / / at the very beginning of fall / when I quit. / / Just my son / who turns one tomorrow / / in the…
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