For the want of another term…

I feel the hindrance of the unheard Spilt milk Curdled in my prime I cry But without rhyme or reason Betrayed at birth Given to the worse The evils of two lessers The fork in the road What’s behind door number two? Afraid to ask Afraid to find out Just another consolation prize Take your […]


A few months ago I found myself stationed in a leather backed chair sitting before an ornate wooden desk being given an audience with the occupier of that desk. I was in the study of a local pastor. I was rambling incessantly or more accurately pulling myself into a thousand different conversational directions as I […]

Slide Sick Slide

Slide sick slide Your cylindrical eyes Psychically circling Your serpentine signs Smile sick smile In cyclical style Cynically sending The snake’s soil beguiled “Say it ain’t so” So young a sad soldier Fortune sent sailing When signing sin’s holder We are sons of saints and serial killers The sell out daughters of imperial pillars Silence […]

Black Widows

Disenchanted, disillusioned, I fight the spider’s web I swim against the currents and the monster’s in my bed I wrestle deep within my sheets under skies of fleeting dreams Awake to nothing Here I am In the soundlessness I sleep I’m twisting and turning… Two thousand years of heartache Under stained glass and closed eyes […]