Monthly Archives: June 2022

Ride Baby Ride

The bus bumps and humps all night. Full of passing bodies. I tilt to the right. My forehead against the glass. I close my eyes hoping for sleep. Hope is a trap. I start to doze. Memories dump me awake. … Continue reading

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On a Road

I could ride eternal I say whistling out the window while mountains sweep past blown by precious bastard winds toward heaven to be with you-know-who, not me I ain’t going there, I heft my bosoms & wink at the moon … Continue reading

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Trip Ticket

Back on the bus to green grapefulness like gratitude but juicier I seize the seat across from my driver rotund grizzled fellow all studious and road worthy outside is high summer scattered flimsy cirrus clouds dashing about below blister asphalt … Continue reading

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Visit to Old Pals

we ate strawberry shortcake imagine, I whipped the heavy cream this morning sliced berries sprinkled sugar kept them overnight baked little round cakes flour butter milk picnicked all the ingredients in a cooler to their house & ate while we … Continue reading

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After Awhile You Fade

look at me a hungry shade of light I blame this prison where glare is fractured into narrow shards where crisscrossed fragments turn skin pale blotter hair flour pounced and trammeled lips blanched faint & distant & bones cobble knob … Continue reading

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French Toast

I’m starving breakfast I ask? dip a slice of challah into milk & egg fry in butter pour maple syrup bread & adoration what a laugh another piece I ask? nods yes (see he is responsive) I lift a crispy … Continue reading

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Friday Night Card Game

I’m full of scratch me and my boys shuffle the deck roll the dice throw the I Ching throw a rickshaw ivory Made in Japan throw a look “that” look our future seems bleak I say Izzy jumps up on … Continue reading

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Beggar’s Song

hey feller full of glamour & awful gleam help me out, I got no legs hey boss got a nickel, got a dime, got some time got a hat right here yes siree toss them ten cent pieces tight smack … Continue reading

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