A few of my favorite things: Take One

undisciplined philosophy the melodrama that gives birth to melodrama that day you thought of my daughter in the grocery aisle cheerios on my bed instead of wine stains old trucks and small houses forty year old teddy bears needing nobody and wanting everyone  

Hunter gatherer

Inside every man sits a shaman in a loin cloth every once in awhile we become aware of his presence when he dips his spear at the throat of someone who asks you how do you stand the silence? how do you cope with the diagnosis? how do you take your mind off the pain?…

The Tide Arrives

The tide arrives and i lay in bed–still, soft, blinking every day is my birthday and my soul spilling back into my body feels like an ocean licking that line of sand that’s always wet 300 million years old and counting my breath an ancient current, dark and deep a God spot on my chest…

Passover

God calls forth his plague a devouring goddess of old firebreather with wings of smoldering coal and I like Moses 40 years in the wild driving at dark through the land of Pharaoh after a show in Vegas Rolling Stones Radio gas station coffee a photo of my daughter poised on the dash for the she-beast…