Poetry

The Messenger

All wise, all knowing, and all dead

Do you know what people said?

When they laid you in your bed?

So enchantingly?

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,

competently pirouetting,

parroting the orb of space.

The Magnus Effect
black and white building under blue sky during daytime
The Magnus Effect

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.

Analogies and Allegories

The second of my Underdown poems to appear online. Available for download at Analogies and Allegories Literary Magazine.

Happy Halloween!

Two spooky podcast poems which were made available through Gnashing Teeth on October 31, 2020.

The first is a cinquain about possession.

All Mine

The second is a haiku about the weirdness of love.

Spooky

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.

When haiku go wrong

They are seriously bent…

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