Category Archives: Poetry

All things poetic – in verse, blank, free, or ordered by some arcane law.
As never fails to surprise me, contains some of my best stuff – or so I like to think. I should’ve taken up satiric lyricism with Frank Zappa and the Mothers.
All works are labelled by title (if available) and type (sonnet, blank verse, villanelle, etc.). Feel free to correct my mislabeling.

truth – 11/4/2013

truth is the weight ’round the neck of the drowning man; the hands of his comrade sunk ‘neath ice five fathoms deep clinging with fervent desperation to his boots the numb fingers tugging at his laces, digging into his flesh. … Continue reading

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Worth – 10/18/2013

I grit my teeth, ‘gainst the grain My pent-up breath forestalls the pain. For tho’ my sides split with each blow And ribs to crack, in heart I know That moments, fleeting, can but pass – But each one weighs … Continue reading

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The pilot – 12/21/2012

With the clouds wheeling above And the whirling crowds below One clarion call still resounds in the firmament One voice still sings to me “Where is the pilot? Where is his bombardier?”

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