Month: June 2018

The hoard

in a dream (just a dream) billions was i worth and what did i love, what did I buy? to the Louvre did i go and made them offers they couldn’t refuse I gathered treasures i could not create and hung them in my great hall that i did not build and thought all would […]

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Party animals

At people’s parties i go out for air not snobbish just at a loss, if you please, for clever conversation my two cents has not risen with the inflation rate You’re Too Quiet i am told Smile more i know…i bring it on myself sitting in some dim corner sipping something i am the subject […]

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Where are we going

my brother in his sick bed sits up suddenly overriding the morphine he’s back on his dispatch job picks up the phantom phone gives directions I lay him down say it is okay you are at home stroke his head his yellow eyes carry a plea and he says where are we going where are […]

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Something that bothers me.

We’ve been “friends” for years. I worked with you for a decade. During that time, we had an artistic association as well. My daughter joined us on occasion with our musical efforts. I was blind to it at first, but no more. Your friendly “hello beautiful” remarks at first seemed just that. Then, it was […]

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