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COVID-19 poem

82,404 The latest count of infected here on this land of plenty Times two—one hundred sixty-four, eight hundred and eight.  This many lungs pulling fur in the sac instead of air, we pant for hours, we gulp in infected skies The rest of us hold our breath—the spores in the air in  flown sputum from careless […]

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The problem with Christmas

The problem with Christmas is: The two sides of my personality are arrayed against one another in hand-to-hand, bloody red and money-green-colored combat. On one hand, I revel in movies about sorority houses being invaded by murderous Santas– Krampus is my spirit animal of the season, not Rudolph. On the other hand, I am recording […]

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