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Hummingbird

Transmitted on Tuesday, August, 18th, 2009 in Love

Hummingbird

To this day
she does not know

she was my first
because, by the time

we met, I was old enough
to have learned to lie
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Yesteryear

Transmitted on Tuesday, August, 18th, 2009 in Love

Yesteryear

We finished. The room came to rest
around us. She dressed in moonlight.

The next day we met. Coupled
in her mother’s car. Stumbled

through the mechanics of it. Lips.
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An Open Letter…

Transmitted on Thursday, June, 18th, 2009 in Heroes & Myth , New Stuff , Poetry , Wonder Woman

An Open Letter to Up and Coming World-Savers
(Wonder Woman)

We all know the keys to our own transformations:
the secluded phone booths, the darkened caves,
the candlesticks that open the secret changing room
in the library, the magic words that conjure lightning,

and on and on.  We’ve all created our methods
of shedding self in favor of  Freud’s superego. Dive deeper…

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Pax Romana

Transmitted on Thursday, June, 18th, 2009 in Heroes & Myth , New Stuff , Poetry , Wonder Woman

Pax Romana
(Wonder Woman)

A boy, no more than twelve,
chanted, through shuttered eyes,
something about freedom from tyrants,
a government in homage of its people.

I hardly heard him over the howling
crowd, the firecracker gunfire, the Molotov
cocktails washing down in hot, smooth
arcs across the red-bricked square.
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