Category: Poem

Diary from an Empire (II) 0

Diary from an Empire (II)

14.08.16 — 4/4 Stars blaze above sea of blood red hope — the promise of our empire. 14.08.29 TSA ravaged my carry-on, CNN says Obama doesn’t have a plan, ISIS has beheaded our son!...

On For Tonight 0

On For Tonight

Lilac shaded blue tops Tearing at the seams Muscling through tough times makes any number of – oh, wait any number picked while stress lingers cross-wise ’round your thigh just say it does and...

Wednesday Night, 11 PM 0

Wednesday Night, 11 PM

I miss you something terrible Without you, my writing has no life It had ceased to exist until you came along Breathed it life, and gave it a name   more by KRISTEN GREEN...

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Troubling Times

Turning the channel, observing the news I hear Tragedies, desperations forming plenty of fear Folks losing jobs, can’t make ends meet Living carries a price that’s above people’s reach This economy plagues only uncertainty...

We Are a Mystery of Becoming 0

We Are a Mystery of Becoming

(for Carter) We are a mystery of becoming: obstinate riping of time; capricious tango of biomolecules; the fervent cleavings of a zygote, fated migrations in gastrulas, urge toward organogenesis; discharged into the world a...

The Pill 0

The Pill

To forget about tomorrow, you took it without second thoughts. Your body was torn apart by grey dots falling from the ceiling in fascinating composition. Why did you do it? Rest, don’t move, it...

These Endless Moments 0

These Endless Moments

I lay in flat on the earth, making my summer grass angel. Above, the undersides of green and gold leaves glow in the afternoon light. Below, cool roots connected to the hum of Earth’s...