April 2023

February 2023

Style – Bukowski

By |2023-02-26T00:11:55-05:00February 25th, 2023|Poetry|

style is the answer to everything_ a fresh way to approach a dull or a dangerous thing. to do a dull thing with style is preferable to doing a dangerous [...]

June 2020

Desire – Stephen Dobyns

By |2023-02-26T01:03:38-05:00June 20th, 2020|Poetry|

What is desire but the wish for some relief from the self, the prisoner let out into a small square of sunlight with a single red flower and a bird crossing the sky, to lean back against the bricks with the legs outstretched, to feel the sun warming the brow, before returning to one's mortal cage, steel doors slamming in the cell block, steel bolts sliding shut?

A Satyr against Reason and Mankind

By |2020-06-19T20:34:18-05:00June 19th, 2020|Poetry|

I'd be a dog, a monkey, or a bear, Or anything but that vain animal, Who is so proud of being rational. His senses are too gross; and he'll contriveA sixth, to contradict the other five; And before certain instinct will prefer

January 2020

Know a guy named Gabe though…

By |2020-06-28T01:44:12-05:00January 13th, 2020|Poetry|

  Angels don't come to the reservation. Bats, maybe, or owls, boxy mottled things. Coyotes, too. They all mean the same thing- death. And death eats angels, I guess, because [...]

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