The Fairyloon Man

Deeply hidden in the woods resides quite a vision to see, / Here you’ll find the Fairyloon man, who waits to set you free!

Succulent Succubus…of Dark Blood and Fucking

(Mature)

Frog Girl

Olsen sat silently on the wet shiny rock in the middle of the lake and pondered. He often found himself perched there in the wee small hou…

The Key to my Art

(Mature)

The Window.

(Mature)

Over the Bounding Main

I give over to the Sirens of the Sea / and trust Atropos to slice the cord swiftly / or to trade places with her talented sister / and w…

Hungry and Homeless

You tell me that you’ve left me / but I feel your wholesome breath / crawling up my body / like some harbinger of death.

Sea Change

This morning, I did not put on the solemn shades / of sorrow, for I am done for good and all with that. / Away dull greys and blacks, those…

catacombs mentality – allegory

I am hiding in the catacombs / among the bones and saints / I drift behind a weeping willow / my friend looks on and paints / I see the sta…

House

(Mature)

the bird

this morning / I found a dead / gull / in the bird-bath in my / garden.

Guitar

We make such beautiful music together. We become one with my body cradled in yours. . . . Making us sing out loud creating a sound and rh…

The Son has Risen.

“Alpha to HQ, Alpha to HQ, requesting permission to fire.” / “Alpha, this is HQ, Permission granted, fire when ready.R…

I KNOW A MAN

(Mature)

The Freaklie Bird (in the style of Lewis Carroll&…

Beware the Freaklie bird my son, / the beak that bites, the breath that stinks,

“In Enoch Shoes” A Christian Allegory

the mass of swirling beings began to focus all of their hearts upon me and, they spoke a chorus of abilities unto me and, I began to be tra…

why is the sky so silent

one of the higher / branches lifts its bony / fingers in benediction or a / curse,

I look upon you.

I look upon you, empty, / as you face the window sill

The Beast.

(Mature)

The Prologue: A Trial in My Soul (Excerpt)

“…but living will be hard, each card deck left without an ace will be returned with a joker in its place.”

Allegory

One day, I was sitting on a bench when I saw a rat coming out of the sewer. I said, “Hello, rat. How are you today? Isn’t it lovely outs…

At the Heart of the Burn

An Eastern Michigan Tall Tale / There’s a pain in my chest at the back of my throat. / Each day it flares up with more fury and force. / Th…

the Spider

(Mature)

beast

(Mature)

Eel Bed

The love of black depths

kitchen tools

the fat man was still without somewhere to run his business from. one day he met a young girl. she has her own story. she witnessed a murde…

the old lady

in the middle of the village there is a house. from the outside it looks like a very ordinary house, just like those either side of it. it …

morning meeting

your flame-red cloak – it taunts me! / i am no bull prepared to charge / at anything that stands before me. / i can’t; i am a coward of th…

allegory of the rave

…Rogers’ and Astaire’s / shadows cast against the wall / separating sense from nonsense…

the young knight

once upon a time there was a young knight who lived in cottage, in a village on a hill, with his mother, his brother and his sister. the kn…

Eve’s tale

(Mature)

And Let’s Hear It For The Allegory Of Fidelity

I got a good friend / The kind that you’d defend, / But she’s come to the end / Of the straight and she’s still flying / Like an arrow. …

the lady who looked in through the window

some people are born to live. they grab life with both hands, wringing every ounce of experience out of it. on a windy day they turn their …

The Guy That Forgot to Bring Chinese Food (Recurs…

“Sure, if a talented surgeon saves a person’s life you thank God. But if he screws up and the patient dies, you don’t blame God, or even th…

The sybil

Teach your daughters to sing in silence. Teach them to look for me beneath the waves at sunset so that when my star rises again they shall…

The fable of the foolish fairy

A foolish fairy lived in the cusp of two leaves.

No words left worth saying

Perhaps the Mayan Calendar ended / because there were no words left / worth saying.

the lion tamer

once upon a time there was a man. he was not very tall but he was very fat. he had rather a doleful face, framed by rather uninspiring drea…

Those untouchable fire ants

Not long before the Flood a colony of fire ants felt a change in the Earth’s rhythms and knew that something irreparable was about to happe…

Between the Lines

There’s a book written / between the lines / of the words we write / between the lines / drawn between us / in the sand.

The sleeping bride

A band of ancient warriors / stormed your sacred vows.

a sexual allegory

hello you / oozing from your eclectic ego you / have the luxury of turning on the light stuff & the miraculous momentum / that with eve…

Couleur de Rose

An inexplicable fierce beauty electrifies every scale, / gills convulse with primitive ecstasy

The Dawn Torch

We act on the premise that what humans do not recognize they cannot betray.

Curiosity Killed The World

He screams to his creator, he can’t stop falling / Neglect and torture teaches him, the way to live / The peace and love turns to a trait a…

Olsen and Riesl – an allegory.

Olsen sat silently on the wet shiny rock in the middle of the lake and pondered. He often found himself perched there in the wee small hou…

The pool

Narcissus, bend closer, / nearer still, see, / no blemish, no line / distorts this face

the horse.

it wasn’t just any bunny. horse had met plenty of bunnies in his time, make no mistake. there was something about this one, however, he cou…

Jasmine’s Gospel

(Mature)

enough of the allegory

fist full of dollars and coins / pissed away these loins / what’s with all the empty rooms and screeching trees / leaves wondering …

At Death’s Doorstep

In a moment Death strolled by, / She said to me “Why do you cry?”

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