The Crowd in the Cage

You are an entertainer. The crowd thinks they are looking at you but you are looking at them. It is it, the crowd, that is in the cage. And as any animal tends to act when packed together… We are not a unique species in that we can collaborate, corroborate, coordinate, yet sometimes choose not…

When I See These Boots

All I think of when I see these boots is a hand full of dimes squeaking at me through the leather and broken soles that seem to grind my feet to the ground All I see is a row of wooden picture frames and I count them, subtract them, divide them into the hours that…

We’re Just Here to Help Tidy Your Assets Up a Bit

We’re Just Here to Help Tidy Your Assets Up a Bit black sweeps the corner and leaves a fine residue feeds the blowing mist a shaker shaking fits the squirrels piled the leaves in the trees while the crows watched and had seen the hawks lying low waiting in the breeze. Just around the corner…

The End Means the End

Head turned to what I hear got a heart full of iron hard as diamonds hiding in the leaves of some great intrusion some great suffering. Life fire I have drowned out life fire I have lain down strike fire with days gone blow fire, your pyre I have pissed on your desire I have…

The Boy and the Sea

The Boy and the Sea Feet in the sand I watch the dolphins play So grateful I am to see the sun today I feel the breeze on my cheek and turn my head hear the birds in the trees reminisce I hold the key to what I’ve seen but I closed the door so…

The Signposts of Life and Their Archaeological Curators

We spend our lives defending ourselves to ourselves for those things which we both consider and don’t consider to be part of ourselves, against the idea of what will have been. We hold our destiny, but spend a lifetime wishing this thing or that could be different. Life is a tangle of paths upon which…