Wednesday, May 27, 2015

What Do You Think!

What do you think!
He starts to plink –
the sky grows pink –

whatever flake
of flotsam floating
in the air takes
firmer form

and sings along!
How could that
be wrong?


Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The Metaphysical Logistics of Considering a Photograph

The metaphysical logistics
of considering a photograph
are quizzical because you aren’t

looking at a living thing at all,
and yet it moves you, sometimes,
to the core, and you keep

wanting more, unless you don’t.
You could make further
observations but you won’t.


Monday, May 25, 2015


“What’s odd,
if not a sin,
is you don’t know
you’re God,”

he said, and then
went back to what
he had been born
to do:

he played
his horn.


Sunday, May 24, 2015

Born to be a King

With his impressive cranial configurations
and effusions coalescing to construe the bony
architecture of a crown, it’s not surprising

he believes that he is constitutionally bound
to royal destiny, and born to be a king. Indeed,
it’s hard to think of him of any other thing.