Poetry

All in favour of #theConservativeMajority, Wear White!

A satire on the ‘Wear White’ campaign against Pink Dot 2014, Singapore The devil doesn’t wear Prada but the pious garb of...

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January Flashback: The Bone Keeper

This entry is part 7 of 12 in the series: January Flashback January Flashback: Originally published on FC, August 2016 I have cleaned my...

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January Flashback: Sweet Child of Mine

This entry is part 9 of 12 in the series: January Flashback January Flashback: Originally Published May 2015 My darling child, how would...

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Waiting, Waiting

I stood alone in darkness Where there were no stars; No light to see. Where there was no hope; No heart to beat. I found everything broken;...

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The GoFundMe Script for Alpha-Centauri

Kids: Collect your pennies and bottle return dimes. Check any return slots on parking meters and vending machines that don’t use credit...

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Presence in Absence

You are an omnipresent cold embrace, that keeps me shivering through the empty nights. You are the dawn of day and the moon, that blinds me...

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¿Ima Jima be Over Hira kk All-Jinn?

I don’t speak Chinese, I don’t speak Swahili, I don’t speak Arabic, I don’t speak Spanish, I don’t speak French, I don’t speak...

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On Chapin Street

We sat bare assed and wetting our hunger condensing. In a cloud of Jack Daniels you dealt a final round. Drawing each card slowly from the...

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Psychosomatic

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series: Medical Mayhem Concerning autoimmune conditions: first, describe the pain, then follow the...

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Sometimes I Find Her

Sometimes I find her so heavy with thought, She can’t remember where she put it, the thing, the one thing she ought to bring to the...

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If this Temporary Life

if this temporary life I call my own requires a realization that it could end at any moment if it means nothing more than a breaking of the...

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Send in Your DNA Today!

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series: Sicilian Ancestors You might find family members you don’t know exist: half-brothers,...

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Solo

I walk to learn to become one Within my own skin Immeasurable distance A path designed by the stars A solo journey Of my own free will My...

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Parliaments

I spend most nights smoking parliaments in my parents’ hot tub, watching the smoke blend with the steam. Losing sight of which is which,...

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Bi-Polar Love

We had a chaotic reverie. We united as a weary Autumn storm pissing on rusty love. The times you filmed me drooling my savior complex. The...

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Sex with Strangers

It was a dare, oh yes it was I was young crazy and in lust. You were dangerous. The right kind of madness had arrived just in time. We were...

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[v.5]

give me the gun, my love this is no dance, no punchline blue smoke coiling like hollow wire above the spruce crowns, glittered with the...

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A Thousand Suns

I would have endured a thousand suns bursting the tip of my tongue for speaking the dirty words you wanted to hear. But your blame is...

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SkinnyMint Me

I want to be like Barbie (I bet she drinks tea, not just any other tea, it’s got to be S k i n n y M i n t, TeaTox). #DareToBeGorgeous...

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I am America

I am America and I am bold and diverse and all the colors of the human rainbow I am America and I wear a hajib a Star of David a cross and...

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I Will Not Be That Woman

Not today. Even when the river rolls so cool and deep and I could wade and wade ’til sleep. Not today. When I have the tablets in a...

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Hello, Lover

She’s there, standing right there in front of him And the two steps forward separating their paths seem less heavy And less likely to...

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Genome Analysis

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series: Sicilian Ancestors Numbered and lettered genes listed in thousands of pages. Increased or...

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I Dreamed of You Last Night

You found your way into my dreams again You are never unwanted You are such a welcomed change from nightmares that haunt me over and over...

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Kaleidoscopic Illusions

She is a lost soul wandering in a maze of memories where everything blurs and fades out of sight as soon as she thinks she has caught a...

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That When I Waked

the torn silk edges of the clouds against cottonblue skies the field trembling with the windswept elizabethan ruffs of yellowblushed...

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