The Collective

I heard screaming, but the hospital wing was silent. I searched and searched for the source, but my efforts were fruitless and I am now res…

The Greedy Hawk

“You shan’t have it!” cried the hawk. “And just to make sure you never get it, I’m going to make it mine forever!” Then he gulped the jewel…

Schism, Glue, Misery, You.

She told you to stop taking them. They leech your soul, she said. / You could not refuse. / You went out late. / Eventually you stopped …

Bloody Snowflake

He worked for the Kings; they had refined tastes in meat. I asked what he meant by that and he said homo sapiens sapiens. I said I didn’t s…


“Whichever of us can create a work that is more loved, wins.” / “Wins what?” asked the sculptor, highly intrigued. / “Eternal glory.”


But it was fluoxetine, Paxil, imipramine, Vivactil that kept them from dropping before the fall. That’s all, you see; all we can do is stal…


the house is slowly / crumbling / in / on / its / elf

Clunky Love

But on airy summer nights, he reads his clunky sonnets to her, and she sits in rapture at the sound of his voice.

Beautiful Madmen

They live in chaos, / they revel in unknowns.

(I Tread the Highwire)

(I) love(lust) your fire. / (L)ook, I lust(love) your words. / (L)ook, I tread the wire high, and I must fall for you.

Lung Inferno

Persist. Perspire.

The Reunion

It was a rainy day at the airport the day my brother came home. I could hear planes landing. I held the cardboard sign labeled ‘Steve’ relu…

Stormy Weather

As the rain pattered down and the clouds rumbled, hate and sorrow consumed Matt. It enveloped him and flowed through his mind like an unsto…

Facebook Poem

As they lay beneath the stars, / the children seemed / like glasses are. / Transparent to a flaw, / hiding nothing, / showing more. / Both …

Row K, Seat 17

I think I am someone who thinks he is no one. / He thinks he is no one with no hope, no future and most importantly, no love. / He thinks …

Twenty Thousand Leagues

And so the shrinks descend on me / With drugs and fangled notions. / They set sail on PhDs, / To ride the stormy oceans.

Dreaming Boy

He dreams of the seeds growing and flourishing, flourishing into Colours that touch the Heavens with their brilliance. Dreaming Boy nearly …


Lying on pillows stuffed with money, you will not find yourself comforted. / Resting on unfounded self assurance, you will not find yourse…