Category Archives: Poems

Baseball

She died last Tuesday, while Watching a Blue Jays game In that big, comfy armchair That made her feel like a queen No one noticed  Because the bases were loaded

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Blackbird

One day the ceiling of heaven Exploded Empyrean everywhere Feathers spackled the air And dead poets Somersaulted down Birds and words Fell over themselves Tumbled and jumbled Twinned and conflated Until even a discerning eye Couldn’t dissect one From the … Continue reading

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nothing to see here

all the broken people and what can we do I’ll pick a thread on my blouse and you’ll sing out loud look at the broken people we should have a drink who won the game tonight and does my makeup … Continue reading

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Underslung

  children scrabble in the dust of Aleppo seek shelter in the shadows as if that could save them from another shelling their future underslung dangling from the belly of God by a loose thread and thinner hope than that

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The Little Things

          it isn’t dying i mind it’s just that i imagine when i do i’ll never again need to search for the words to describe just how that surface of cracked prairie mud baked hard in … Continue reading

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swagger

not one plant nor a single bird not even a spider cares about your swagger trees don’t bow reeds won’t bend roses don’t blush so never mind your swagger

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Zaha

she blew in on a hurricane a designing whirling dervish she carved curves in concrete bent buildings with her will tore men from podiums broke steadfast barriers and rules she threw our cities into space and dragged us headlong into … Continue reading

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