The grey horse carries the broken rider back home (a poem)

New blitz poem. This horse has no colors This message is blank Blank screens light the scene Blank expressions greet the question Question marks scramble for attention Question marks scratch their heads Heads turn in all directions Heads bobble in confusion Confusion makes the headlines now Confusion is the new black Black scratches crowd the paper [...]

Make way for the leftfield comeback (a poem)

The blitz poem I wrote yesterday while waiting for a poetry reading to begin. Dreaming strange movies all night long Dreaming of rap in leftfield Leftfield amorphous in genre Leftfield a home for flaws, tics, and quirks Quirks that add flavor to sound Quirks to identify the outsider Outsider loitering just beyond the wall Outsider never feeling [...]

Distracting ourselves with pop songs in Donald Trump’s America (a poem)

A blitz poem I wrote after watching last night’s Saturday Night Live. The singer at the microphone The singer’s every word a mumble Mumble mumble beautiful Mumble mumble here Here is where they cut to commercial Here is where I’m confused Confused about what I just witnessed Confused about what happens next Next we take Manhattan Next [...]