Invading Schemed, Their banners lean. Glint of moonlight Colors spears a pale white Bobbing to This quiet tune. Flags are stained red, An approaching dread Creeps on through, Below view. Thrown The gauntlet down. Cold Arrowheads of ice. Painted herbs and spice Black below their eyes, Peering nerves unwracked, Through stone wall cracks. The scentContinue reading “Invading”
Glawio Billowing mushroom cloud Fungi pepper the ground, Shot from sky castles With heat sensitive vision, To pollenate in image, As large hammers drill Massive shells down barrels Of artillery; macrocosms Of droplets, rippling Puddles, and descending Dust.
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Ninety-Eight Jeep Cherokee… My Wolverine A high-caliber bullet, A jade butterfly, And a big key Dangle around a mirror. Years ago There was A boy in the backseat Playing his boombox. With your mighty treads The boy crawls Over steep hills and Through deep floods, And your weathered screen Deflects wind snaps, Shakes off heavyContinue reading “Ninety-Eight Jeep Cherokee… My Wolverine”
May I May I brush the hair Out of your eyes So I can see you? May I hold your hand In my own So that I might feel you? Can I hug you Tight and close To show about you I care most? May I kiss you? If only to share And revel inContinue reading “May I”
Thoughts by an Open Window In late night, Distortion of Running engines Reverberate. They echo across A sleepy and quiet Town’s slopes and Flats of land. I sit here listening To a whistle From a train miles Away. Blinds are drawn If only to see The twinkling stars Between patchy clouds. A cool breeze sneaksContinue reading “Thoughts by an Open Window”
Predator A set of razor teeth In a raven’s beak Of a maw of wreak Sensing the weak To shut tight its grasp Holding fast in clasp Outstretching its wings Raising head with limbs Orchestrating strings Splaying out feathers Laser red eyes Piercing the brush Prey will not wait For very long To be takenContinue reading “Predator”
Bad Batch You are the ones we hate Despise those eyes Hiding beneath grotesque And melting disguises Just the same old But brand new A fresh batch To be rude to All the merry people Driving to work and school Slowing in the fast lane Burning out, so cool Put another battery In your vapingContinue reading “Bad Batch”
Outsider I drove past you yesterday. I saw you at the Local cafe. I noticed someone That could have been you Walking on the overpass. I’m sure it was you Sitting at a table by yourself In the atrium. I served you food. I cut you off. My shoulder brushed Yours in the hallway. DoContinue reading “Outsider”
Ta Chanka We rode all night long. You carried me through dense smog Over potholes and shards Of dead molotov cocktails Spread over now silent streets.