Category: Poetry

Grief is a leaf

I’m not sure I can howl though certainly there are dread events disembowling enough to summon a Munch scream Lord please spare me that horror piles up in numbers dates, head counts, ages and then little by little the faces appear life-like captures that…

As a bird

free verse dismisses regimental rhyme overrules page forms lets accentuals loose liquid quicksilver lava flow – but no- dry dip-pen scratchings scuttle like crabs off sandpaper scatter almost scatologically cerebration, constipation Try Harder! – now there’s the strain bumbling stumbling block I just – must –…

the lost park

Gone was the labyrinth. Lost the eucalyptuses so well aligned* refining the marshes where gardens struck gold in the muck of ages and though time pieces fail, yet there is honeysuckle tendrils can always tangle up a jungle maze erasing boundaries beyond limitation a…