Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Flash Poems

Ethel Merman, Edger Bergen, and Charlie McCarthy
went out one night for a dinner of plank steak.
Charlie was very quiet throughout dinner.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

The Eloquence of Absence

In poetry, it's the margin
of the page, the space
between images, thoughts.
In barrooms, the sparkle on glassware.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The Steps Lead Up

Like a tree that's dying
and takes years to fall down,
our neighbor's house now
that the old man is gone who

Our Low-Tide Romance

  We never invested in it, you and I so it never did go any further. Miles apart now, but no further apart than we were, we, who nev...