Location

Invent a cardiac device. A GPS of the heart. You can program hate or love.  Memory pleasures or pains.  A special button for revenge.  Here you can make room for …

Sure

When is the key word. On the roads, in the fields. Stop your wandering say the stars.  Keep that bright penny burning a hole in your pocket. The earth spins, …

Met Him on a Monday

Maybe his heart stood still. Maybe he lacked the right combination to open. He was receptive to an appearance. The man called himself Virgin Queen. His agenda, radical cross- dressing …

Road

He was making good time on the margin of night. He was traveling fast on trips down the road. The road was straight. No voices came across the wire. The …

Hear

Smell is the one. You can grasp the salt- stung sea edge. Find the beloved’s hair across any room. Rub five-petalled yellow cinquefoil under the nose in Arctic sun. Now …

New Snow

There is no time. We exist in a white bowl stung with light. The day comes to us every minute. Tonight we will walk to the pond to skate. There …

Joy Lost, Then Restored

Walk around town singing. Is Wassail a cup? The days are cold as buried iron but watch the light advance by minutes every day. For six months sun will be …

Blizzard

Locked inside your cheek are hot needles. The horizon turns upside down. Where do your feet go, putting the ground to sleep? The world disappears. Singing starts, but it is …

We Wanted to Be

Here we are at the edge of the river. Eagles high in the trees watch for fish. On one side is the world. On one side is the bright rift …