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Race

Sitting here trying to ponder the outcome of good and evil, like a race. Are they neck and ...

Strength

I was wrong. I thought maybe a return en masse to faith, given the evidence of past plagues. I ...

Entropy

Each in a little cage, the birds call to each other a pretty melody. It might as well be the ...

The Crown

So up to now it has been financial woes and what Trump did or didn’t do. But at some point...

And the year has just begun

It’s a bloody play. Many chess players are concentrating, with very high IQ and very low ...

The Insult

The insult, when it came, didn’t register at all, the alcohol having muffled the rattling ...

The Breakup

The breakup makes my lines rhyme urgently, as if vertigo, instead of making a hole in the ...

Safe

When will you be safe? When, when the light from geometric stars, the same bunch, a tad out of...

Guess my name

I was born on dirt surrounded by four hungry women. All I wanted was to see them fed. The ...

Tala's man

Lost your way in this mayhem of evil spearing deep and wide in spite of, or in search ...

Review of a Novel: The Pot of Jasmine

Often anti-feminist and sometimes tacky, but very informative on mental illness Katayoun ...

Status Report

Since I’m in constant pain, and laying in bed, immobile, with a horrible screen as ...

Oh Time

You run away to a broken poetry. At the wheel of a bullet. The dashes strobe in between ether ...

Ironically home

The stories I follow merge with the music rushing to convey the manufactured date, the ...

Day of the Dead II

Twenty years before he stepped out of the university and the speeding Yamaha propelled his soul ...

Tehran Taboo

As soon as it began I knew it wouldn’t end well. The elements of tragedy arranged as ...

Kavanaugh-Man

Since this is about a few, from the righteous judge, to the green mullah, with supreme ...

The Enormous Room

There is this unpleasantness to power, the way it contorts, like the jagged edges of ...

Last Kiss

As the world darkens, as crass fills the cracks wisdom could not mend in our savage ...

Edge of Shine

With an edge of shine, when the green world was not made of ache, when peas climbed posts...

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