Anything Anymore

Silence amidst the screams, vacancy, space between darkness and dreams beyond paisley skies, red velvet mistakes, and muddled remnants of happenstance and half-lived Tuesdays. Neverland tenements where landlords fail to repair cracked windows, broken pipes, and the noxiously rhythmical drip, drip, drip of the sink. You don’t care anymore. Deadbolt locks designed to keep your […]

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Your Cluttered Thoughts

How many relationships have been remembered, or explored, in the attempt to forge a perfect poem? Memory reminds you of your place. It doesn’t matter, now or then, who devised your initial reaction to the many sorry mistakes. How many regrets, how many evil thoughts, forsaken sentiments or countless untruths have you counted on, or […]

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Twilight

Edge of darkness, dusk signals the forthcoming night. Fears settle, or are intensified. As a child, my Mother called out my name; a sign the evening was done. City streetlights had just come on, it was time to come home. Dusk, then, signaled security Twilight marked the beginning of the night for a teenager. Time […]

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