There are worse ways to waste time
than watching videos of baby hippos…
In the middle of the night when he thinks
I’m asleep, Bill will weep without sound
shaking the bed like a curse at God
Our annual animal shaped day by dayas the world shifts and shifts again O the plushchestnut coatsoft mouthfor carryingthe newyear in O skinnytail tappingbashfullycirclinginto sleep. Copyright 2018 Leslie McGrath
Your heart’s just fine
From an etherized twilight
I hear myself disagree, I don’t think so
I walk the earth and have forgotten
which memory’s mine and which is not
and who was she I used to be.
1. Surge Under the strobes mounted on their camoed Jeeps National Guardsmen seem to wobble as they check my ID before waving me into the dark. This is not my … Continue reading
There were husk cherries that looked like jack o’ lanterned tomatillos, tomatillos as black as plums, and from the rafters hung dozens of bunched heads of garlic still covered with the dirt they grew in.