I have dreamed of planning a heist. I know it's crazy, but it's true. We could walk in like the cool guys in the movies do. We'd nail the job, and steal the guard's jacket, and leave the vault an empty space. Or we could fly to outer space. Tell NASA our plan and make… Continue reading A Collection of Dreams and Fantasies (a sestina)
Sun streaks skies in splendor. It splendors my skin with life. Your life leads through – a leafy cascader – And cuts clouds’ capes by knife. Not near, nor near enough need you be For me to know your nearness here. Help heaven to hold helpless hands free From fear forever in flowers felt dear.… Continue reading Splendor
So, I am cleaning out my desk...and by desk, I mean folders on my laptop. A favorite nerdy, obsessive pastime of mine is condensing and reorganizing such folders. So do not be surprised if in the next few weeks I begin releasing some poems I have rediscovered/rewritten. Some are pretty awful. Some I'm pretty proud… Continue reading Poems!
Several possible audiences exist when you create a blog. Your particular target depends on a number of factors, which are all very similar to the questions you had to answer in first grade when making “book reports” (I say making instead of writing because they usually had more markers and glue than words). Factor one: … Continue reading The Audience