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A Momentary Glance

A momentary glance around the room –
A thoughtful type of order, though it’s odd:
A sense of cleanness meant, I can assume,
A different color scheme I can applaud – 78 more words

Original Poems

Cultural Difference

Cultural Difference

The little girls of Deutschland aren’t in danger.
Oh, no! Forced sex with Muslims isn’t rape!
It’s good for girls to make it with a stranger, 96 more words

The Ishtar Sonnets

Mea Culpa, dear readers, but I don’t have an essay for you this week. After getting whipped up in a high-synchronicity birthday trip to San Francisco (a very good time, might I add, and magically vivifying) and completing a third full-length play for me to submit around, I am now roughly 45% done with the novel and will be taking another couple of weeks off from non-fiction in order to pursue it, and to work on the script of my next play. 560 more words


Rite of passage for Thomas and Harry,
held above the stone font at the church door
waiting to be doused, ripe for a party
as family gathers like a merry corps. 129 more words

"Old Lovers"

“Old Lovers”

Oh, lovely is the rose you sent- so kind…

I reach for her with cold and wrinkled hands.

She is my sister in this world. 81 more words


Window Diamonds

At night, the droplets on a windowpane,
lit by streetlights when my home was dark,
were multitudes of diamonds made of rain,
and each one scintillated like a spark… 88 more words


The Prisoner

More commentary now from John McCain–
The guy who proudly kissed Obama’s ass
At the height of a previous campaign?
More loser sneers, more vile insider sass? 76 more words