Prima – A Poem

Prima She listens to the world move[beat,two-three,beat]like old people listen to talk radio.And flutters in her own world,wild thing,she programs an image to her brain: reality it crashes. Much like a ballet,she falls when she fears the music is stopping.[pressing her cheek against her knee]Then valiantly she jumps and spins,[twirlingtwo, three,spinningtwo, three] But eventually, allContinue reading “Prima – A Poem”

Wasteland America Road Trip: Montana To California And Back In 2020

Jacob: Last week we drove. A lot. The Drive There Lo had a medical appointment in San Francisco, and normally we’d fly there (sometimes there are even direct flights) and stay with friends, but these are not normal times. As if a global pandemic weren’t enough, the whole west coast has apocalyptic forest fires andContinue reading “Wasteland America Road Trip: Montana To California And Back In 2020”

Medication Delays – A Poem

Content Warning: This poem addresses the current situations resulting from USPS delays on medication deliveries. My spouse and I are okay; we stand in solidarity with those currently struggling and fighting to obtain their life sustaining medications. We are a household that requires medication for daily survival. Without it at least one member of ourContinue reading “Medication Delays – A Poem”

The Corpus Of Jane Doe – A Poem

Content Warning: This poem may not be suitable for all audiences and may contain information that some could find upsetting. Reader discretion is advised. The Corpus Of Jane Doe A mountain of paperworkEncumbers my dayIn the mortuary she waits-Chalk-white and purpleCoagulated blood at the pointsWe knew to be the lowestWhere she laid waiting to beContinue reading “The Corpus Of Jane Doe – A Poem”