2022-07-21

I was young& confusedlust & love& now 30years laterhere we arefour kidsa mortgagetwo old carsschleppedin the garagea dead cat& damnif it doesn’tfeel like homebut christcould I usea cigarette

2022-07-20

I walked acrossthe mud-soaked field like a train soundwas underneath me wildflowers bent& turned in circles the sun turnedblack smoke rising & then there was Anne& her chainsaw & strewn bluebonnets& she said sure beats a scythe& yes it does but isn’t thatTexas for […]

2022-06-07

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2022-03-18

thinned from yearsof smoke & drink& now the strokemy father died inhospital shittingthe bed but nothis bed & isn’tthat just like himmarking territoryuntil the end

2022-03-17

my motherdied beforeshe saw thisday a sixty-sixth time,the cancerseeping intoher bonesshe thoughtonly back-aches &her cellseating awayher cellstoo much,too every-where todo morethan acceptthe inevitable& hospice& thenmy sisterwatched herthin &two weekslater whenmy motherleft shewent quietin the night,no rageagainst thedying light,one momentthere & thenext roundgone, nursesplying midnightfloors […]

2022-03-09

they came down the streetto the wailing child & theflashing lights, the hospitalshrugging the curb, a pileof steel & cinders & dust& the sky a ragged woundbeneath the screamingjets & the mothers roundwith agony & meanwhilethe madman in his bunkershoves tin soldiers acrossthe table […]