Category Archives: Poems

It Will Not Be Long

As She Moved Through the Fair My love said to me, My Mother won’t mind And me Father won’t slight you For your lack of kind. Then she stepped away from me And this she did say: It will not be long, love, Till our wedding day. She stepped away from me And she moved through the fair And fondly Read More


Et tu?

Echoes of Pain The silent strain in your eyes, The anticipated blow— Tis the choking grief that ties. You feel the hurt I know. Loud thunders of a grief unheard Crossing the rift between us gain Volume which canst the heavens gird— Echoes of pain. Rain from clouded gaze Not else can see nor say— When alone the hand still Read More


Not again

Flood Lust The subsistence of things unseen Affords no indulgence. It is sufficient for this day but the next, we bow and scrape again. At night it turns to worm. Take me back to my satisfaction in bondage. 9/4/06


To have met myself a stranger, and found a friend

Proud to be American Do you know what you’ve done to me? You made me happier than I thought I could be All my life I’ve tried to do What you’ve done so easily You make me proud to be American You make me happy to shop at the mall I’ll sit in church and sing with you I’ll dance Read More