Thursday, July 27, 2017


  Most of parts i and ii were excised from “ What comes after .” I realized they didn’t really add anything to that poem, but could possibl......
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Monday, July 17, 2017


  I thought I’d try to leave some thoughts on how I eventually came to reach a sort of homeostasis with the fear of death for my son to one......
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Thursday, June 15, 2017


  Once I finished “ Light ” in March, my queue was finally empty. So I found myself looking in a folder I long ago named “Backburner” to se......

Friday, May 26, 2017


  I’m guessing that one day my son will begin asking the big questions. When he does, I hope that some of the insights I’ve gained along th......

Sunday, April 2, 2017


  There was recently a death in my wife’s family. It was no-one I knew. He was close to her father, however, who now lives with us. When so......

Wednesday, March 1, 2017


  This was meant to be my son’s 2nd birthday poem for last year, but I had so much difficulty with figuring out how to approach it that I e......
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Wednesday, January 25, 2017


  The poet—the serious poet—spends considerable time walking the hinterlands of language, exploring that boundary between the obvious and ......