Poetry

Poem | The Wounded Angel

This happened long ago when blood / root bloomed, the dazed spring still / holding onto makeshift railings // We sloshed around winter's old fields...

Poem | Healing

They say the suffering unto health / hurts less than suffering unto death. / Those suffering don’t say this...

Poem | The Crucifixion

So isn’t it shameful that we, still unknowing, will answer with dynamite? / Monkish distraction: this quick digging the pits beneath the enormous / bearded flank,...

Two Poems | 'Resurrection' & 'I Lazarus'

Clouds floating by / Like the shapes of the dead ones / As radiant as angels / And when / I opened the earth / Their tombs were all empty...

Poem | Galileo

Prone before the archbishop, he averted his face from the / severe brocade and chasuble stained with incense and filth...

The Voice of God | Poem

says God from the bowels of the subway.... put down that gun, you need a sandwich.

Poem | Par Rum Pum Pum Pum

The time I’ve spent with asses was well spent / and taught me reticence, humility, / and reverence for their meditative lives; whereas...

Poem | Rilkean Dream

I dreamed of myself as a light following / A greater series of lights, in a particular / Pattern of circles— // A veritable sense of a spiritual...

Poem | On Nature

I, too, see God adumbrations, I, too, write / a book on love. Who, here, appears, to touch the skin. / Hundreds of thousands of square miles of lost...

Poem | We Lived

We lived in the long intolerable called God. / We seemed happy. // I don’t mean content I mean heroin happy, / donkey dentures...

Poem | Comfort & Justice

She is casting into the rafters dark rainbows / Prisms in wood—the gauzy wings glitter over moon / Through your radiant—very radiant need.

Poem | Picking Blackberries at Jubilee

What delight goes undisguised? / In the secret shade, looking up into it, / A gasping coolness startles.
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Book Reviews

Borrowed Voices

January 13, 2014 | 0 comments

Goaded by Doubt

September 2, 2013 | 1 comment

Songs of Himself

September 21, 2009 | 0 comments