Fine, let's barter then.

Poetry: Trade

Trade Fine, let’s barter then. My life for an introduction to the seargeant-at-arms and ten minutes in the wishing well. Alright, but bygone days may intercede and not allow orange soda and crackers for dinner. At least put on socks. There isn’t a nation in the world that could make me wear socks any more…

Show me your cards

Poetry: Draw

Draw Let’s not play our hands too close to the chest but instead let them fall, caress, converse, converge, explore every silent auction and every moviegoer while laying the groundwork for decades to come, dancehalls and acts of senseless violence even though no violence ever made sense to me. Toys used to come with breakfast…

Light one for me, will you?

Poetry: The Summer Left Us Between Ambient Coastlines

The Summer Left Us Between Ambient Coastlines Oh you, mouthing words you should have said years ago. By god, it’s alright, they’re still deserved and time can’t stop the devil from playing red rover when there’s arms to be broken and salutations to be given. So, Queen, let me just say this, that those expensive…

SFO The Time and Price

Poetry: 10 to the Bar

10 to the Bar Mary, how does that leave us? With filtered stomachs and brows of gold we beat back the times we spent, anger nestled beside love nestled beside ritual. Becoming what we’ve always been is a cinch when you remember you taught me how to write my letters. And so ten times above…

Spanish reds

Poetry: Where does that leave us?

Where does that leave us? you can’t be real and I cannot have known you or written a novel about you because that would all be nonsense a ridiculous waste unless I was with you and not 32 and still a mess it cannot really have been that many years since i’ve seen you or…

Cover of Lowercase Noises album This Is For Our Sins

Music to write to: Lowercase Noises

With rejections flowing in at a steady pace, (but with quite a ways to go before reaching this guy), and moving to California in less than a month, this blog has sadly suffered and is not updated nearly as much as I’d like it to be. I have been happily at work, however, on what…