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Philosophical Fireworks

Today’s Flashback Track #20 asks, What’s the biggest fire you’ve ever lit? Be sure to give the track a listen and join us in response. For me, it’s more like a lot of small fires because of my questioning nature. I’m not comfortable with compliance or viewing leaders as parental figures who can do no […]

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Naked Timber

I’m the only naked onehere on my family treewalking bareno need for underwearthrough my living roomwhere two that grew withinmy wombare nesting on the couchwatching the glow of their screensthe seed of their life forceready for harvestis busy sharpening kitchen knives.

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Broadway Boogie Woogie

Rattling can clapping downTimes Square,the whole length of the islandrotted bare,the only raucous applause,a jackhammer affair. From the Avenue of the Americasno parades,Broadway’s been cut in halfthese days.billboards dangle,velvet stanchion frays,playbills clog gutters,the marques fade. Broadway Boogie Woogieno more,no neon lights,locked Backstage door;Will there be an encore? This piece was prepared for d’Verse’s Poetics Tuesday. […]

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Sitting at the Summit

Sitting at the summitat the end of it all,waiting in a cloud,a fancy shroud,to wrap me when I fall. Standing on the summit,listening for the call.The echoes won’t rebounda silenced sound;circles in a squall. Kneeling near the summit,my journey still feels raw;they said the air’d be clearer here,that faith would come to conquer fear,but every […]

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