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Category Archives: poetry

Alas Lies a Penguin

a broken wing, to sing, to sing don’t fool thee of don’t fool, don’t fool a peach free plum, too glum, too glum don’t drown thee out don’t drown, don’t drown in pools of perfect peach free plum too glum for good too glum, too glum the fuse of green, unseen, unseen too thrilled thee […]

Flashbulb Burrow

hedgehog hiding broken finding fire burning deep inside an old gold razorsharp anticipated bright design but no design no nothing signed just true unlocked or locked in fear frozen finding porcupining spiny shiny spur of love ragged rhino phosporescence fire smoking below above but no design no nothing left just curlicued up & out of […]

Faster Than Leonard

i’m speeding up the tune i’ve always liked it fast i want to get there soon don’t want to get there last i don’t care that i’m old this is the life i’ve led i always liked it fast that’s what my momma said i’m lacing up my shoes but I don’t want to run […]

Can’t Stand Still

this is not the good kind of lightning the eureka of a magic spell the charge of a dream made real this is the bolt that sets fire to trees it levels the forest & blackens the earth & all you can taste is aluminum & ash bones warp & break teeth grind up rust […]


I have over a hundred poems posted here. That’s at least two or three books worth of poetry. I’ve been thinking for a little while now about putting my poems out in self-published collections. There are still people out there (like me!) who like holding a book in their hands when they’re reading. (I’d also […]

45 Revolutions

for Jeremy this machine kills fascists but this is not a war that’s not what our family does we play games when we battle bringing along our legion of monsters & our ghosts & our friends playing window & cage rhythm & blues funk & soul & just because your monkey can rock out with […]