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

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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