selected past writing at 42opus
Thus did the modest son slip away from the angry upbraiding;
But in the tone he had taken at first, the father continued…
A likeness or delineation. Or. The application of Light to the purpose of Representation. Rather. The smallest reduction of the largest pyramid. And. The largest enlargement of the smallest microbe. An underwater waterlog of the sawfish in swim. For.
Everything passes, said the Buddha,
and I saw it myself on the river—
tennis balls and condoms,
waterlogs and dead dogs,
the mastless schooner of a rubber sandal…
20 November 2009 | poetry
Don't be shaking people's hands with that fragrance.
You're not missing much, just a bear dressed like a bunny.
What's my best friend's name again?
It's all skin and no apple.
17 April 2005 | poetry