The Male Heart

In the company of his own fellowship A coldness impales the male persona As he stands in a barren winter field Where the rapidly shifting wind throws his Chilled stiff body into nothingness. He stands trying to conceal his shiver.   Above the infinite eye of the night Glares down upon the stupid smallness Of … Continue reading The Male Heart

A Cowboy Y Whoop

dedicated to the X generation Can your phone number really resuscitate His junkyard of childhood squalor? Clamped to excess his hand pleads for more, Probes darkness like a Buddha incarnate, Clutches for survival, squeezes his mate! And still the sponge holds water, ever more! As his orange does citrus, opens the sore! Loss of past … Continue reading A Cowboy Y Whoop

The Love She Keeps

But what is this I am seeing in her: Scraggle screaming its way out of her head? Bleach stains on her shirt where colors have bled? If not her stout torso top maimed femurs That wheel-chairs homeless through jungle plunder Living the life that mother proclaimed dead, When mother did lie to asylum heads; Than … Continue reading The Love She Keeps

The Evolution of the Fish in a Tank

A silk swim swish slides through water Settling to a sit still for a momentary sigh Till tail then thrusts inching forward Flaunting beauty through water With an unacknowledged triumphant cry. As the fish meanders, does it find Aquatic objects Dancing in pirouettes as they wind Dizzy in their swirls of activity That exists and … Continue reading The Evolution of the Fish in a Tank

The Longings of Lonliness

  Working against the constant spank of summer, Loneliness negotiated a groove into the hard rock Although it seemed so pointless. I do not know how this project was initiated. Nor do I know how he came to inhabit this mountain top; But I did watch him grind skull against earth’s flesh The nose hoeing, … Continue reading The Longings of Lonliness