February 25, 2023

The Tower

You tried to remember last night, but there was nothing.
February 18, 2023

Casu Marzu

Is there an edge of the world? Idon’t know, but if there is, we saton it, tossed pebbles into the foamhundreds of feet below us.The few […]
February 15, 2023


Save a chair, the room is empty, even of dust. The picture is small, little detail, but the chair would seem to be black walnut…
February 13, 2023

Barricade Moon

In voices harmonized through the ether we weave a chorus of dreams…
February 8, 2023

The House

Neighbors on their lawns all watching and waiting for the next shoe to drop…
February 7, 2023

The Yellow Labrador Retriever

Despite being an old dog, he never seemed to tire of the winter. The more snow, the better. Bobalou’s celebration of each inaugural snowfall taught me to welcome the winter, to appreciate it as a season of renewal, to breathe in that cold, familiar midwestern chill as if it were a regenerative elixir.
February 1, 2023

Book Review: Pastoral Suite

Pastoral Suite, is a wonderous poetic movement through each season of the year, as well through the seasons of one’s life.
February 1, 2023

The Lull

Her gaze was as uncertain as her every step. And although the moon was bright and the stars graceful, no one seems to notice…
January 28, 2023

Oh, Muhammad ﷺ, My Love for You is Infinite!

Oh, Muhammad ﷺ my love for you is infinite! If I could rewind time, I would make my way to you. My love for you is not like a wildflower that blooms precipitously in a few days or hours;
January 25, 2023

What I’ve Forgotten

I’ve forgotten so many things. I’ve forgotten how to say “eleven” in Spanish and where I laid my phone…
January 21, 2023


We’re told to smile when we show up but told to smolder in photos...
January 16, 2023

Flood Plain – A Poetry Reading

Coaxed by the garish sheen of Versailles gold that’s coating the near horizon, I take the day’s final hour out walking with no assurance of return.