Category: Poem

Sun and Shadow

Sun and Shadow

Sun and shadow.Sun and shadow.The constant rhythmOf this battle. Until the shadowsDisappear. 1+

Men Watch Sports

Men Watch Sports

Men watch sports.Strong men.Men with beards.And beers.And four-letter words. I like books,And poetry—With four-syllable words;An effeminatedetestation to men. But have you readDavid’s…

May Poem

May Poem

On the eleventh day of MayA cry echoed the hallsOf Mercy HospitalTwo cries, reallyMom’s, because it was finally overMine, because it had…

Feeling Factory

Feeling Factory

I’m a terrible feeling factory. Every time the colors are calibrated, ISpit the wrong ink. Ruining your otherwisePerfect vision. You didn’t make…

He Will Soon Come, Running

He Will Soon Come, Running

We walk with our headsheld high. And our soulsdown low. The surfaceis peaceful with deadlycurrents, below. Different as we arewe share the…

Battle in the Heavens

Battle in the Heavens

Thunder’s war-horn resoundsExplosive strikes batter treesAnimals race to their youngChildren cover beneath pillows Rain pummels the earthTheir legions arriving in fullFloodwaters carrying…

I Love To Hear You Cry

I Love To Hear You Cry

I love to hear you cry Not because it sounds so shrillNor the strength of your will Not because of your fearNor…

Dad’s Ashes

Dad’s Ashes

I remember brother’s call that morning,Then seeing you motionless on the bed.Your wife, confused and frantic in mourning.Your eyes, at rest in…

Anxiety

Anxiety

Photo by Ellen Auer on Unsplash This life is a thin mirror.I tense—it cracks andsplinters—out of control.Refractions of glassreveal my scared face,before its glittering shardsscatter…

Dad’s Shadow

Dad’s Shadow

Photo by Jongsun Lee on Unsplash umbraI can’t escape Dad’s shadowIt follows me everywhere I…Go! I wanted to be betterTo straighten this crooked road penumbraBut…

Sehnsucht der Tochter

Sehnsucht der Tochter

Little one, you’re always longingCrying out, “I want to go home”Waiting is only prolongingThe feeling that you’re all alone Little one, “Home…