Posts in category Poetry


It’s 1:04 AM on the First Day of Spring. I’m Awake. Do you know Why? I’m cataloging my Mistakes. Like… why do I have all these funny linebreaks? Why did my WordPress editor just Underline “linebreaks” and make me think I spelled it wrong, and then subsequently underlined it’s own goddamn name? Why is all more »

Notes of the Day XI-XV [Poetry]

XI. The little boy in the shark fin hat Stalks through the shelves at the library Hunting for stories instead of minnows And gulping down trivia whole. XII. Tamara cries when you bring her a brownie, A corner piece, just like she likes them, Because she thought nobody ever noticed. XIII. The old man at more »

The Halls of the Wind [poetry]

I see you in the sunlight laughing behind the leaves casting everything golden. I see you in the color of the sky in the early October morning; pale, crisp, bespeaking wind and distant storms above blazing trees. I hear you in the river and the laughter of strangers. My eyes search the crowd but never more »

Notes of the Day VI-X [Poetry]

VI. What do we do with an entire life? What a vast ocean of time In which to do nothing. And what a glorious revelation To know that nothing is at the core Of all our ambitions. VII. The voice of God Is in the creaking wicker Of a porch swing swaying in the wind more »

Notes of the Day I-V [poetry]

[Notes of the Day are short poems or a few poetic lines, kept together in a single ongoing poetry document.] I. The most real things are the most unseen, they swirl and eddy in little small laughs, for anyone who has seen leaves swirl in a courtyard will never say the wind is not real. more »

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