March 6, 2014

Reflections in Lent: Simile

Follow street lights into Christ I’m told: splashing halos in the loitering fog and darkness shimmying street to street— do you know what’s scariest in all that […]
October 3, 2013

The Shepherd’s Song

Star—like some priestly figure, ribbed with ribbon light— I see it, aye, and bright away the things that normal run!— I’ve got a herd to keep, […]
February 22, 2013


I once had a margarita between cigarettes; it was 1974. The same year, I fell for a brunette, two yards tall with a Gorbachev mole. She […]
March 23, 2012

A Retrospective on Winter

There are deep drifts of snow, Deep mists I know Which hush the racing madness Of the world And through her window sheer I see a […]
February 14, 2012

I sat abut a duck

I sat abut a duck today, him waddling wayward through the lillied deep. And I clapped my stale coffee against the rock that sees it rain, […]