Your sleeping torso lies quiet, a moving, breathing thing Left alone to its own vices, turning merrily round it goes Around the clock, the numbers going faster to a blur, a monotone wash forgotten dreariness; Heaviness, set down; Abandoned Curves underneath the blanket, heave up and down, up and down Temporary impressions held … Continue reading Holding Hands
I am thoroughly enjoying my retirement. It is way better now than it has been for years, though at times it still does get a bit lonely. I have to admit, even though I'm a Texan, I've warmed up to Washington the past several years. This past year especially so. Sure, I've always thought this … Continue reading Weather Changes Moods
It's a shame I need only one. There's so many people in front that could use it, too. Another sip, more clinking of ice on glass, another bullet set down.
I sing loudly and I sing often Tucked away in the corners of my little apartment The place where I'm free, the place where words hang unspoken Hot spaces making sweat pour reflecting the rainfall outside Come take all of this from me, if you can stand the awful tunes blasting heretofore As I spin … Continue reading What’s Your Favorite Color of Your Favorite Car?
Well it's been a sad state of output for the Boat. this past month. Allow me to apologize on behalf of the staff. It appears one or all of several things has finally happened: I am finally getting old enough that my insomnia is affecting me OR/AND my psyche is beginning to crack. All I'm … Continue reading State of the Boat. #6
The whirring of the microwave is mind numbingly comforting and soothing. He's entranced.
The wind in the trees, the words on the page Salt in the air, makes them cascade Over and over, Upon the rocks as it washes them away The sounds of the crashing, Pulling and dragging Rocks turned pebbles turned grains of sand You jut up lonely, solitary Stranded amidst the scenery A reflection echoes … Continue reading Overtones of a Sunny Washington Afternoon