Let me sleep and wipe away your figures from my heart Let me hold your moments tight while others fade away Let the wobbling walls all fall and bring the ceiling down Let the rain fill up each cup until it’s overflowing Let me sleep and dream away the time that I have left LetContinue reading “Let Me Sleep”
The wall I didn’t want to build is rising between us anyway brick by brick by brick I didn’t realize until recently that I don’t need to intend you harm to do you harm As soon as i learned how i started making the mortar the bricks have always been here The skin of myContinue reading “The Wall I Didn’t Want To Build”
Everything other than love is illusion and delusion distraction and destruction a waste of time and degrees of separation and digression from consummation and veils of obstruction and excuses for confusion and medicine for diseases that we haven’t invented yet
Something special happened to painting in Italy in the 15th Century and to music in America and England in the middle of the last century. Something also must have happened to poetry in Japan around the turn of the 20th Century because I have been intermittently reading the Penguin Book of Japanese Verse with subtle pleasureContinue reading “Bedraggled Ostrich”
Happy to have my poem “Drawing” included along with so many other great writers from the Empire State in New York’s Best Emerging Poets 2019 Anthology. For the poetry lovers on your holiday shopping list you can pick up a copy from the good people at Z Publishing.