Monthly Archives: February 2019

The Fire Sermon

The Fire Sermon I write by candlelight because everything’s burning My body is smouldering like a midnight log nearly exhausted My mind flickering nightmares sputtering phantoms of a wasted muse Our planet boiling hollowed by desire thunder speaks to water … Continue reading

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August in Ohio

August in Ohio Deafened by cicadas, I spend my summer in the vibrant woods south of Lytle Creek. The train tracks beckon from the other side. There’s a penny in my pocket that needs to be smeared across the iron. … Continue reading

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Gauguin returned from painting naked south seas women to tend his friend Van Gogh. The painting turned out better than his ministrations. Perhaps our present crisis will propel us to a better future of worldwide topless tropical beauty. A mango … Continue reading

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