Poems

Down and Fighting

Down and Fighting

A poem written from the perspective of a character who seeks vindication through conflict.

There Is No End

There Is No End

A poem that reworks and builds upon lyrics written by Jim Morrison.

Night Is Upon Us

Night Is Upon Us

Night is upon us,
So predictable, yet so unexpected.
We anticipated all would glow ever brighter until we were bathed in perpetual gold,
But now we are surrounded by absence.

Never Mind They Know It All

Never Mind They Know It All

A poem about big internet businesses paying mind to the details when so many others did not.

Happy Birthday Achoo

Happy Birthday Achoo

A birthday song for anyone who has been stuck inside with a cold on their special day.

Swallow Me Whole

Swallow Me Whole

Swallow me whole
Body and soul
Not just to the middle
But all of my quiddle…

A Small Christmas Uprising

A Small Christmas Uprising

I’m a little light bulb, hanging on the tree.
Though you use me every year, you never think of me.
Wasting electricity on twinkly lights to bring pleasure to your lives,
But you could get the very same thing by looking at the skies…

The Greatest Gift, and More

The Greatest Gift, and More

A poem for an old friend who needs nothing and has more than she knows.

The Old Man of the Beach

The Old Man of the Beach

A poem inspired by a pillar of rock that stands upon a beach, opposing the waves that lap around it.

Sympathy for the Trumpians

Sympathy for the Trumpians

A poem inspired by the popular appeal of Donald J. Trump and “Sympathy for the Devil” by the Rolling Stones.