Category Archives: Poetry

worms squirm through eye sockets and nasal cavities, maggots feast on left-over strips of putrefied flesh hanging spaghetti-like from the cranium of a severed skull, mandible agape frozen in an eternal muted scream – a

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A mouthful of wildflowers a mind full of tea leaves, steeping.   Sun brewed tea lavender and lemon, ice cubes in the swimming pool, the bird’s song pecking, off key and off beat.   An

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Each grey tree a sharpened claw to gouge the sun, every wall of the mountains a brittle and black paycheck.        The bears rendezvous in the dumpster, snouts stuffed in carry-out, and they don’t

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The wind does not speak It listens. The wind can hear every whisper, Every scream. The wind can hear every thought, Every secret. It listens. The wind witnesses every heart-felt memory, Every heartbreak. It sees.

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Breeze blows coolly in through the window Black morning sun as dim as streetlights’ glow Air never tastes this good, eyelids never fight this hard to close   The sun at its zenith is like

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The leaves are just beginning to turn, Yellow, orange, red, brown, A reminder of the infinite cycle of life.   Dew rests cold on the tips of dying grass, Worms wiggle on the wet pavement

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Afraid of the pet-store bird who died. Her sister retrieves the greensogreen Corpse. From her bedroom window perch, she watches her sister bury it, Her father’s shovel from the hook in the garage packs it in.

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When I used to hunt for deer I’d park on a gravel road and hike in a half mile on a rusty railroad track. At a leaning swamp oak I’d veer into the woods and

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The first crisp days of autumn, give them to me: a brisk breeze making you finally reach for a jacket.   Give me the adornment of it: deep orange, rich golds, trees losing their yearly

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“If you have a sapling in your hand and someone tells you the Messiah has arrived, first plant the sapling and then go out to welcome the Messiah.” – Rabbi Yochanan ben Zakkai Talmud sages

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