Poems

Poems

Ah, Allen, you gave America a new shape & now you’ve lost yours what a long accomplished road it was from the bridge o’er Paterson Falls through San Francisco’s Six Gallery, Prague’s May King, Pentagon exorcisms,     mid-America’s Iron …

Elegy for Allen Read more »

–for Vivian No fires on the forest horizon but beautiful blue smoke emanating from inside. Vibrations at perfect complementary pitch from subatomic strings behind eyelids to moans and screams echoing across the pine tops. 7 hands, 49 positions, 2401 ecstasies, …

7 Types of Bliss Read more »

July 1st, Canada Day, once again sit morning meditation facing out         Vivian’s forest cabin window today lower back muscles ache, I squirm in chair seeking comfort, watch a thin trail of smoke rise from sage incense …

2001 Skies Read more »

I. September 2016 How crazy it was that America’s elders nominated the two most unpopular major-party candidates in U.S. history. On the Democratic side, a corporate-lensed centrist wife of a former president in a country founded on revolt against idea …

What I Think Historians Will Say in 20 Years about the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election Read more »