A Valentine’s Day Poem on Love and Babies

  Bitch is a female dog Beech is a tree, the genus Fagus And we fag away, the long night, Not under covers, as movies portray, In a well lit room, making A racket loud enough for arousal, And soft enough not to wake up the neighbors. And love, is how wet we are, At…

Coelacanth (To Aimee N. from a fan)

I’m like a coelacanth, A fossil, which is neither a vestige, Or a freak of nature, a rare presence In a dead pool of sibling species. Just like this ancient fish, Austen days Are still around, like the 14th of February, Where men become rose carriers, The day when fossils become relevant, In a world…