Category: Poem

Avoiding Cliches 4

Avoiding Cliches

He approached me after the reading, a leather satchel over one shoulder and a sizeable chip on the other. He said, “I reeeally liked your work, but don’t you think that it would be...

Validus (The Lyric of Apollo) 0

Validus (The Lyric of Apollo)

Arise! All shall hail, raining down the great mountains, the Olympian gale, pouring gold-plated bounty from its bright crystal mouth, and its noise and its glee SOARS!…BURSTS! Down it sails through the air yellow-orange,...

Glass Heart 0

Glass Heart

Benevolent fingers of vivid dreams… master at avoiding things. Surprised to see another day, though still live in disarray. Hostage of time, relentless past. Specks of glass mirrors beauty like pieces off a mask....

Waiting II: A Proposition 0

Waiting II

My my, do I miss you Like feet without shoes On a chilled autumn night When on warmth they muse There are few who eschew The pull that you do When further away From...

Desert 0

Conjuring

Like a trick of the light, Some well-planned sight of hand; From one angle And then the other. That love has such powers, But with time she works her finest. In her thrall, moments...

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...