Monthly Archives: August 2015

Fairy Poems seem to be one of my things

PAGE She stole the boy, left mandrake in his place twisted to likeness dead within a week, out of its nature could not even shriek leaving his mother ague lining face with crying. But the carefree fairy queen had her … Continue reading

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Oh here’s a poem

LEGEND His grandeur. Breastplate gleaming in the sun His stiff vermilion plumes that flout the breeze. Stiff necked silk potentates down on their knees. He rides. He is inferior to none She slept in ash unwashed that greyed her skin, … Continue reading

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The mill is under sea. It grinds out salt. Politics love and death are always new. I always have a subject – poems to do. I sometimes think that I should call a halt And send the Muse away. But … Continue reading

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A friend asked for something to hold in their heart

FIGHTING WORDS Hopeless we need to hope. It is absurd and so we need to laugh, although we cry. They tell us to despair, and that’s a lie. Despair is where we live, it’s what occurred as children. But they … Continue reading

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I went to the exhibit at the Wellcome about the Sexology institute…

OpernPlatz May 1933 Most of them are so young as they march by. Each takes a book and throws it on the fire. They think this purifies them of desire no more to lie in bed alone and cry or … Continue reading

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But this one is for the news

KHALEED AL ASAAD For they were not his gods. His god was one. He knew the difference. His fingers smash one at a time they hammered. And the lash. He hoped his heart would fail. When they were done they … Continue reading

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I think these are variations on Romanticism

SEIZED Far glimmers silver web mist maybe cloud You see it there but water in your eye tears or the rain. Suspect it is a lie expected hoped for never wished aloud. Walk slowly there are chasms in the ground … Continue reading

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