The Frog and the Banshee

Spilled engineered energy drinks evaporated on the ground as the citric fumes caused purple cataracts of chemical intoxication. The mouths of the crowd unhinged viperous as a cacophony of cheers swirled above their heads accumulating into a foreboding fog. The billowed haze consumed the energy of the crowd as it formed its own teeth andContinue reading “The Frog and the Banshee”

I am not Late

I was late today because I was on the phone with my sister planning a two week trip around Europe. We haven’t seen each other in four months. Way too long considering we lived an hour away from each other, more like ten states, or two vodka shots, or one broken jeep and a trenchContinue reading “I am not Late”

Ha! Poetry

Ha! Poetry is what? Comparing a flower to the complexity of a woman’s face? Taking the magnificence of a sunset and lowering it down to the level of a canvas’s paints? Or taking something catastrophic like a combusting star and comparing it to a high schooler’s day? Or is it the ability to rhyme? To be ableContinue reading “Ha! Poetry”

Cinema Rex

AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE HERE!!! ONLY $12!!! (Published in “Seven Countries Poetry Anthology” ” via Arroyo Seco Press 2017) (Originally published on 06/03/2016. Image transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons by BanyanTree using CommonsHelper.; source:, Public Domain,

Who Were You?

The silk nightgown hung loose ending just above your knees as you frantically run between bedroom and closet. You have a house now, all your own. And two dogs, all your own. You’re not married, but you were never one for emotionless paperwork. You have five children, just like your mother. And you can makeContinue reading “Who Were You?”

I Shall Urinate in the Men’s Bathroom!

I shall urinate in the men’s bathroom! I shall read Maxim magazine, I shall reclaim colors like blue and black, and maybe even green. I will drink beer while watching football, play Halo 3 with SK3W, confess to peers the worst of sins, while watching pornography too. I will shout the obscenest of words, likeContinue reading “I Shall Urinate in the Men’s Bathroom!”