Friday, December 19, 2014

December 19, 2014

Revival Tent

The Evangelist
coaxes out the devil in
the stained canvas heat.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

December 10, 2014

The Giant’s Causeway

Hexagonal stones
Across the Irish channel.
Disappointed bridge.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

November 12, 2014

A waxing crescent
Garland in the night’s black hair,
Suspended grin bone.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

October 28, 2014


Dead colonies bring

The moldy smells from the combs,

Beach motels in fall.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

September 22, 2014


A chain of baby
teeth adorns the leather-necked

Monday, September 8, 2014

September 8, 2014


We make our heavens

And our hells, hatch vain empires

To rise against us.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

May 5, 2014

Grey Matter Fragment

Between shotgun panes--
left ear to right ear--the mind,
half-lit and brilliant.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

April 28, 2014

Seaside, NJ: Fall 2012

Like thread through a needle
                                                      W.S. Merwin

The coaster floating,
the flume destroyed, the dipper
dying in the field.