Tomorrow is Another Day

Suffice it to sayTomorrow will resurrect itselfFrom the slow choke of yesterdayThe dawn will reveal its artificeFrom the remnants leftAnd once born—Poems will form on the pages tornAnd music will be madeFrom the former’s heavy maladyI will dance on the graves it laidI will pirouette on the stages it setFor this is a form of […]

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what happened to the words?

(This is a one take recording. I only had a three minute span of free time to recite,  so please forgive any mispronunciations or uncalled for pauses… Xo)   Remember when you used to be a poet? My God, those were the days You, when you still craved the words And when the words were […]

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in that moment

  in that moment the song was a string quartet rendition of ‘you’ve got the love’ we stood on stained wood a cliffside deck constructed methodically around  the amorphous trunks of elderly pine its foundations seemed to delight  in defying the heights levitating over an enormous gorge as did we gazing off in every direction  […]

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smoke and mirrors

I dovetail shuffled the deck  and pulled out a king, in you, dear my ace of spades my jack (of all trades) sleight of hands all over me white rabbit lipstick stains can I keep you in my hat for difficult times? is handsome a form of hypnosis? suspend my disbelief take off my abracada-bra […]

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revolver

take her apart… piece by piece dissect her (delicately) count her bullets learn the complicated mechanisms inside her find the trigger and leave fingerprints on   e v e r y t h i n g recognize the danger memorize every click of her capable cylinders oil the machinery fall asleep to the heat in […]

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