Evolving Composition

Plume is a pretty word—think peacock feather,
showgirl’s seduction.    Even eruption ...

Walking Out

Small breasts & slender waist in a striped
jersey dress, hers is the pear shape magazines
say leads to a long life. When she walks off ...

Checkpoint

You peer past blinds, transfixed before
the TV’s bright flicker in the silent dark ...

Harlequin Great Dane Roots for Scraps

Small, smaller my mother grew
under the blankets, making a joke of the old days ...

14 Lines for Sarah

If our bones were hollow, fingers &
arms feathered for flight. If from ...

First Kiss

You think it was one thing, then
another how ...