With Eyes On the Flag

His eyes on the flag his teeth on the bone when people walk by his trailer park home He’s got a gun in the holster a sign on the door if you draw closer you won’t be back for more Many years I spent decades hoarding fortune for my retirement But a man with a…

While I Watched You Dying

While I watched you dying I drew a portrait of myself Years I was trapped gasping and crying and knowing you helped me live with myself The way this offer feels I just might accept it. Comfort can’t be felt nor the pain, And promises I seek from those who would pay me no attention….

Mommy Was In Love

Hope is lost is lying near is beating drums is slipping along and chasing and grasping is breathing and gasping Liz is waiting, inpatient and hating seeing hope chase love and catching looking once and throwing it away Once ain’t enough to turn the spade once ain’t enough to grow and fade once we turn…