My Book

He is my book The spine of its chapters catching pupil Making me grab with delicate hands Plucking an unknown story from it’s wooden barings  An intriguing cover Blue Pinpricks of light pulling me closer I flip to the first page, reading Only one simple word  But enough to sweep me in Brandon  I continue…

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Wild

Seemingly shrouded in black Mysterious like smoke  Yet powerful like a thundercloud They are humanity An elegant being Wrapped in dark satin Representing both  Life and death At the core they are red Like flitting flame  Or rushing blood The red portrays energy And strength like that of a thunderbolt The strike of their power…

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Pattern

We go through patterns in our lives Have a vision Figure out the steps Take the steps Complete the goal We are on a constant record loop The subjects of our goals the only thing to change The people who help us The objects we use Even after all these patterns All these repeats of…

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A Journal

A Journal 1992: Newly Weds Make a Journal For The Memories to Come, Flip to First Page, Insert Quote “Can you play me a memory/ I’m not really sure how it goes/ But it’s sad and it’s sweet and I knew it complete” –Billy Joel 1996: Loving Couple Hope, Go to Doctor, Seven Words Leave…

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Ode to Abigail

Cars crash like honeyFolding and shining with sun shrapnel Showering into veins, slicing into skin As the girl playing tug of war with her seat belt loses Wings clipped as she flies  Seat cushions become helicopter blades Bad dreams twisting into tubes, needles Read what is living, warn what will be dead Elbow crease pumping,…

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Unsobered

The man           Broken                 Battered        Bleeding           Placed back on the ground       Bubbling stomach numbing his nervous system    Red and blue luster enveloped by thick black      Blaring sound diminishing in a blur         Of whites and reds and screeching tire   The steam seeping back into concrete cracks The man’s friend un-speaks his line         His eyes forget        My small…

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