Category Archives: Nonsense

“I think I saw a UFO!”

This came out when I was sitting in a boring lecture, with a dry lecturer, with a boring PowerPoint, and in a room with many people and no AC.  The lecturer said something about UFO’s and needing evidence – probably … Continue reading

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Similar Veins – A Mary Jo Salter Imitation

A shiny, bald head protrudes From seersucker wrapping Filling the room with slow-motion Chuckles. My oldest uncle, Alabama-born, catches me With his half-nelson stare: “Looky here – A pointy-headed Yankee Come back down to see his kin.” My uncle, whose … Continue reading

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Sewing, Sutures

An Imitation of Gilbert’s “Threshing the Fire” I Fig leaves kissed with muddy water cling, mocking.  Naked, they hang in slaughtered clumps. They climb my skin, called by someone. Prophet of my clandestine sutures. Tides of snores and rapture. Tell … Continue reading

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