All wise, all knowing, and all dead
Do you know what people said?
When they laid you in your bed?
The first of my ‘new’ Underdown poems to appear online. Also my first drabble to be published online. A drabble is anything really short, in this case, 100 words or less. Brevity is the soul of gravity or something along those lines.
With apologies to Robert W. Chambers.
Blue Sky High
In the heavens the stars were dressed
in rich fulfilling hues of grace,
parroting the orb of space.
The first of my Underdown poems to appear online. Available for download at The Magnus Effect Literary Magazine.
The Rambling Rose
The rambling rose foreswears the dexterous stopping,
Unaligned and unperturbed she rolls;
Safely, swiftly dropping to a landing within reach,
She blushed and sighed unto my hand unfolds.
The second of my Underdown poems to appear online. Available for download at Analogies and Allegories Literary Magazine.
Two spooky podcast poems which were made available through Gnashing Teeth on October 31, 2020.
The first is a cinquain about possession.
The second is a haiku about the weirdness of love.
The graphic images were submitted separately by visual artists, and combined with the poems by the editors. Very cool!
301 American Haiku
Three hundred and one
haiku, some of which
are pretty fucking damn good.
They are seriously bent…