Category Archives: Poetry

Shadows

Another product of a creative writing workshop with Zee Zahava. I do love writing villanelles. That day, the shadows possessed mass, colors and forms and dimensions. I knew these visions would not last. They dwelt in leaves among the grass, … Continue reading

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Vile Part 34

Oh, and by the way, here is what the note says: The nuclear plant in Last Kale would kill us all if it should fail, and tomorrow night, I think it just might unless someone throws me in jail. This … Continue reading

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Eyes in the Mountains

There were eyes in the mountains, so I kept my secrets close, but that’s no way to live or love. With mountains out of view, I slept, woke, and collected my dreams in a sieve; The sand went to my … Continue reading

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Following the Water

What does this day have to offer? Through the gutters runs a recent rain, so I’m following the water. I regret the end of summer, worries and wants flooding my brain. What does this day have to offer? Spring promised … Continue reading

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The man from Cornell – A Limerick

There once was a man from Cornell who had a particular smell. Perhaps it was rot, or some sickness he got, but it suited his face very well.

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Dog

The following is a poem from a collection entitled Ghosts, which I hand-bound and letterpress printed at the Wells College Book Arts Center in Aurora, New York. If you like this, you might want to check out Squire and Bridge. Dog … Continue reading

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The Fall Wood

The fall wood has gone mad, as if the strong wind had cleared it of its clinging sanity: red leaves hewn from limbs and strewn ’round me.      And you,      you too, with me in rasping cacophony Roots reach to the … Continue reading

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