April 21, 2014Ursula, shot dead, marched the ten thousandvirgins, just walked them! with the pope in towto say she could or to prove maybe thatthe purity of youth was worth the shockof Huns beheading them, each and everyone, as God’s...April 14, 2014You can’t say hand without picturing either a rightor a left. You can’t think moon withoutseeing it in one of its phases.When the arrowheads riseto the surface after the winter rainsyou can’t say again. This is a first discovery...April 7, 2014Snowflakes surprise us,small and aimless as we ourselves,so light they sift upwardsin random puppetry.Yesterday we arrived in Englandon the edge of April....March 31, 2014At dawn the panther of the heavens peers over the edge of the world.She hears the stars gossip with the sun, sees the moon washing her leandarkness with water electrified by prayers. All over the world there are thosewho can’t sleep, those who never awaken.March 24, 2014It always seems to be night—our floatingThrough darkness, the clouds parted likeCurtains woefully. We take to twilightLike children on the road back fromSomewhere, past places that are scarcelyThere even in sheer daytime. LackingTrysts, travelers weave their own bareSteps out amongst the forest-clearedConundra. Returned to the starsNevertheless, by which other days are...September 9-16, 2013
Furred, the horizons are both calling and escaping: there must be an edge. Near the bases on the prairieMarch 17, 2014for the night, we decidewe must go nowwhile we can.New York is sinking,we go to Pompei,itself a reminderthat nothing is permanent....March 10, 2014Seeing this we fall to our knees. WeWouldn’t be willing to stop beingHuman he became willing to stopBeing wholly of light approachableTo become human and die as aHelpless creature died in thatJewish rite so that its drenchingBlood could besprinkle in itsDeep cleansing.How can weUnderstand this?Being human what can we doBut...February 17, 2014This ruse, enduring for days,will eventually cease, but noweven the birds mistake him for a log,or a stone the fleeting droughthas lifted above the current.Because there is a current, even in this cocoa-dark...February 3, 2014They have the storm of the centuryevery winter in Buffalo.Buffalo is like a pilgrim site for snow.Buffalo is Capistrano for blizzards.Think of the word, “snow-bank.”Think of Buffalo as the Federal Reserve.Imagine Lake Erie as your in-lawsand know how Buffalo feelsevery winter during the holidayswhen the in-laws drop over....