Category Archives: Poetry

Fraiku: Uninspired

All my ideas are lostwandering this wastelandI call a mind (Don’t forget about that call for sorta-sonnets over at Whispers & Echoes.)

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , | 18 Comments

Fraiku: Booster

More puddle than persondrowsed and draped on a couchfever builds antibodies

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , | 11 Comments

When We Were Puppies

When We Were Puppies We’d play Ball in the Hallwhere I’d throw down the corridorand he’d run full blastcatch it on the bounceclaws skittering against hardwoodthen slam into the closetat the far end and trotback proud and joyful He bit … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , | 17 Comments

Fraiku: Gridlock

When corporationsprofit more off the problemthan the solution

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , | 20 Comments

May is Full of Hope

I visited Charles House today and we talked about gardening poems like Blake’s The Garden of Love, Frost’s Lodged and a lesser know gem My Garden is a Pleasant Place by Louise Driscoll. Then we wrote a little poem while … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Fraiku: Ahnentafel

Genealogy is arrogancefilling out a tournament bracketwith me the champion

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , | 20 Comments

Feathers at Spillwords

I’m pleased to announce that an old poem of mine was just published on Spillwords. It’s called Feathers and that’s the only place you’ll find it so give it some love.

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , | 19 Comments

How to Create a Killer

How to Create a Killer It’s easysubtract kindnessadd grievanceleave a trail of bloodin the television spotlightred as maple leavesin autumn

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , | 13 Comments

Fraiku: Supreme Court

How many maidensmust we sacrificeto satisfy your dogma?

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Walking in the Woods

Walking in the Woods My peace was accostedfrom a nearby roadby the invasive racketof an impromptu drag racebetween two carswith self esteem problems Can trees be jerks toostinking up their foreststripping their neighbors’ rootsthe meek pinned and punishedjust for stretchingto … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , | 17 Comments