Category Archives: Poetry

Fraiku: Me & Wolves

I write poetry with the same intent as wolves howling at the moon

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Blue Magick

Blue Magick I call upon the spirits of light, the angels of constitutional democracy, of reasonable policy based upon science, I humbly beseech you: Arise! Cast out the demons of fear and corruption. Break the curse of lies, hatred and … Continue reading

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While Exploring Le Musée des Arcanes

While Exploring Le Musée des Arcanes His eyes follow me around the cluttered room,this portrait of a man from another century—painted by a skilled hand, fine brushstrokesthough the artist neither signed the worknor identified their subject. I gaze into his … Continue reading

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Fraiku: Halloween

Streetlight shadows dancelike a Witches’ Sabbatheyes glow under my bed

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Halloween Television

Trick or Treaters have appeared not at my door but on TV The Democrats wearing scary masks faces twisted and darkened With Republicans in happy family man costumes pure as a newborn lamb in fresh fallen snow I’ve tried throwing … Continue reading

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The Great Pumpkin Moon on Spillwords

I’m pleased to announce that one of my Halloween Haiku, The Great Pumpkin Moon, was published over at Spillwords earlier today.

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Fraiku: Republicans

Sheep who’ll vote for a wolfbecause he promises to eatthe Black ones first Have you voted yet?Early voting began in NC yesterday.Check your stateand don’t vote for wolves.

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Working the Polls

Working the Polls Let’s install a pole in the Capitol so our Congressmen can do their tricks like strippers in a dank club, teasing and tantalizing their base. The esteemed Senator from Exxon Mobil slinks out of his suit and … Continue reading

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Fraiku: Political Ads

Like the sexy assistant they distract from the magician picking your pocket Don’t let them steal your vote either. Today’s the deadline for registering in North Carolina. Even if you think your registered double-check. Early voting starts soon.

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I was more popular when I drove a pickup.

I was more popular when I drove a pickup. She asked me to drop her at the airportand I was happy to repay the favoruntil I discovered it also involvedmoving her out of my apartment. (for this week’s Living Poetry … Continue reading

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