Month: October 2016

October 28, 2016 admin No comments exist

They lie in a cart online and some mornings I pull them out, weigh them, feel in my palms look down silver shafts and stand in the box at Bethpage Black or even Merion where I caddied as a boy and had no clue what it meant, what men do to chase the ineffable before…

October 21, 2016 admin No comments exist

In the morning at my house my friend explained how he’d unplugged my appliances before going to bed. And why did you do this I asked. He told me it was wasteful and bothered him. I guess it trumps friendship I said. He shrugged and added but then we’ll all be dead. We’ll all be…

October 14, 2016 admin No comments exist

Bloodlust   You want to believe the age has moved past ax and mace and menacing machete maybe nowadays we’ve just perfected pleasantries conceal our short knives and pistols tucked into our pockets and purses because we so hate blood and suffer for animals yet bloodlust for human vengeance seems unchanged. _____________ The Song of…

October 7, 2016 admin No comments exist

It is late and time for bed and I hear a siren scream past my window again and I think of where it’s not going; to the non-crimes as I look at the buildings and thousands upon thousands not doing a single thing to harm another; so who reports on damages that don’t happen on…

October 5, 2016 admin No comments exist

The wolf at the door my mother used to say. Are you keeping him away? I wasn’t. He remained in the yard to circle on a chain. Most nights sniffing and scratching and carrying on. A cocked eye stared out as I reassured myself he couldn’t get in. He’s kept by my own terrible hand….