Girth

                Girth It’s not the length of timewe’ve been togetherthat really does it for me It’s the width of experiencesand the penetrating thrustsof your beauty The length is nice tooOf course it isNaturally But it’s the girth of this lovethat you’ve placed herethrobbing inside me Which allows me to feelsympathetic towardsabandoned denim and appreciate the …

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Love Stands Up

                  love stands up love stands uplike a skyscraper filled with vodkacourting invincibility above the tree lines swatting at the consistencyof ridiculousnessas if it were airplanes stomping us off into the junglewhere the predators shakeand we can be alone(from my book Love Does Stuff, Amber Lodge Press)

Things I Learned About Life Yesterday While Watching Dirty Dancing on TV

                     Things I Learned About Life Yesterday While Watching Dirty Dancing On TV   Grace can be funny Tank tops aren't toys Support Roe vs. Wade Fuck off! The Pachanga?! It takes 2 to Tango Nobody backs baby into a corner Always stick around for the finale I’m the worst putter upper of sheets …

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28 Minutes Later

                                   28 Minutes Later Helen,   in the days before assigned seating and the post cold war assassination of bangs   your Peter Coyote voiceovers appeared to favor the turtle but your actions say otherwise   your actions smoke cigarettes with the predators while trading your phone number for plastic cups of warm beer …

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There Are Always Times of War

                 There Are Always Times of War the trick to eating vegetable soup is in the not-looking-down because it’s gross                like fucking a donkey not that I              not that I I mean               you know I’ve never               had vegetable soup No.   Shit. I mean fucked a donkey             I’ve never …

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