Suicide Note

Suicide Note

They all pretend to be free spirits, terrorists,
Not by the book just by the letter,
But hey, don’t they all write poetry,
Don’t we all write poetry, these days,

Tensed Muscle

Tensed Muscle

An actor in the audience asks how she so fully inhabits each role.
The stiffness falls away. Be honest, she says, be strong, even
be wrong…

The Man at The Gym

The Man at The Gym

Before the magazine article told him about beauty—
perfection as an equation he’d yet to solve—
he was special. As a boy, all of the stray dogs