Poem: Tiny Angels

(for JJ my angel) Raised from a star Ascended from afar a tiny angel grew from a wish. He swam like a guppy a somersaulting puppy like laughter inside me. He lived in my belly womb in soft water globe glow floating in microscopic white light embryonic micro-macro-cosmic reflected infinite love in miniature swirled in…

Poem: god of man pose

I found a prize a booby trap a trick of the light through lanterns. I am innocenced a night flight firefly candle epic within the minuscule a roaring whisper mantle with magical ocean illusion invoked illustration hold the shell rose close to your ear hart and believe in waves lapping swooning into the grasping wandering…

Poem: (Wait) Trust in Fate

Wait anticipate the miracle of fate a savored song ages long in earth time sorrow but just a second in cosmic tomorrow. Salivate like buttercups drunk on sun. Be innocence to re-experience the inner solar magic golden tripled temples smiling into one. Prepare for a surprise unlike ever was or will become. The distance and…

Poem : kind of Funny, wait for it

  For Steve the wicked, sexy cat, who broke my heart and more than that This fork in the world where you go left and I go right is where we finally part and never meet again in truth or sorrow. Never dare to kiss or miss me this dharma train moves only forward. You’ve…

Poem: is it you?

  https://unsplash.com/@eddyvanduijn For Spencer (This poem was written September 5, 2003, revised 1/12/19) How many more must leave? ben david and now steve How many more must I love before all good byes are over? How much more do I have to offer? How much more hope is left? Is this what it’s all about?…

Poem: Spencer’s xmas Tree

His eyes were crinkled like Santa Claus when he smiled even though he was young his soul was old ancient in time like mine. One Christmas he carried a 6ft live tree letting needles prick him for endless sidewalks, maybe 10 blocks for us to have a Happy Christmas he walked like Jesus gliding in…

Poem: Unrequited (haiku in 9 variations)

1) It feels like high school When I was a super fool Unrequited crush 2) Why does a crush hurt? Disappointment feels like loss Though it’s not real love 3) Imaginary Dreaming a future never Hope wasted pretend. 4) Peered eyes to my eyes Said I want to be just friends Nothing more again. 5)…

Poem: Self-love is the Cure for Narcissism

I love you, Judy Love your blue shadow play High browed golden laughter Love your fear of mosquitoes Your bleeding glass diamonds Your everlasting tears Your wanton lightning strike Your broken struggle Your falling into waking up Your purple root heart karma.

Poem: Tenderness

(For David T. who loved the unloveable in me) Maybe I never learned that I was good enough but with David I allowed it tenderness. He’s gone because I gave up I betrayed him and he was the kindest knight I ever loved but he was beyond my known beyond what I could trust I…

Poem: Genie Bottle

Bring you in a genie bottle drink you like elixir stand in full throttle laughing’s life’s surprise. I want you aging backwards reclaim your innocence our voices imitating rivers and flowers float into the space of your eyes enter your still silent gaze.