American Football

A game of Ravens and Bengali Tigers The corvids and the felines. Playing a game of catch, steal and run On a lawn long enough for a race Of endurance and trickery. Where strapping men Make mercenaries out of their bodies, Courage stretching beyond spandex To catch an oblong flying ball, and drag her home; … Continue reading American Football

Tristesse

There are ramparts To every man, forged with time Impenetrable, the front of his fortress. Then there are happy places Chiseled in memory, the crossroads with the Knee-high roses and the head-high Fields of gold; Barley, Maize even Sunflowers. Then there are the mushy walls Around my drifting heart, laid in Kleenex Where the tide … Continue reading Tristesse