Category Archives: poetry

Bitten

We make totems, talismans, make tokens of ourMeaningfuls and wish to gods we’re beautiful, dreaming full of wishes and woes Wondering where our money goes before the last of the month Replaces it Restores it to  less than we started

Bitten

We make totems, talismans, make tokens of ourMeaningfuls and wish to gods we’re beautiful, dreaming full of wishes and woes Wondering where our money goes before the last of the month Replaces it Restores it to  less than we started

The other wall

When white people swim the channel they get to wrap them selves ready in goose fat,  and return noble Having raised money or awareness or esteem or something else we value: Except when the water is teaming with obscenely hopeful refugees

The other wall

When white people swim the channel they get to wrap them selves ready in goose fat,  and return noble Having raised money or awareness or esteem or something else we value: Except when the water is teaming with obscenely hopeful refugees

For J.

Wear your heart on your sleeve if it suits you- It is not weak It is a heroic act And if one person, who’s forgotten how to wear theirs , sees yours, Then let them It is heroic to make

For J.

Wear your heart on your sleeve if it suits you- It is not weak It is a heroic act And if one person, who’s forgotten how to wear theirs , sees yours, Then let them It is heroic to make

Ethnobotany, (the Bronx, 2015)

Born the year of a failed revolution* but refusing to be quashed, they both arose; from tyranny and a tram-wreck and so the legend goes. With purest reverence, she was as much German as Mexican, (embracing whichever was the most

Ethnobotany, (the Bronx, 2015)

Born the year of a failed revolution* but refusing to be quashed, they both arose; from tyranny and a tram-wreck and so the legend goes. With purest reverence, she was as much German as Mexican, (embracing whichever was the most

New recording – thisriveriswild

Here’s my new poem thisriveriswild on soundcloud. I’ve been quiet for a while and decided better to be vulnerable, and present, than perfect, in theory.

New recording – thisriveriswild

Here’s my new poem thisriveriswild on soundcloud. I’ve been quiet for a while and decided better to be vulnerable, and present, than perfect, in theory.

D.B.

What about that beard you wore for a while? I doubted you when I first saw your naked chin Thought you’d given in and become like them I always liked that hiding thing, All tucked in under a mask of

D.B.

What about that beard you wore for a while? I doubted you when I first saw your naked chin Thought you’d given in and become like them I always liked that hiding thing, All tucked in under a mask of

Footsteps

If we were not at home, we would call this place beautiful, Discuss its majesty, while the June light floods over it.  But we are on our own ground, and barely look up or around ourselves. – A man may

Footsteps

If we were not at home, we would call this place beautiful, Discuss its majesty, while the June light floods over it.  But we are on our own ground, and barely look up or around ourselves. – A man may