Gust – the whipping windwraps lovingly around dieing limbs, releasing life from the bondage oflimbo, a pale place betweenalive and not quite dead. Others not ready to die – die anywaycracked in two. The splintered shards stabat the free air.The radar rumblings kick dogs in the rear, liftspirits out of a deep slumber.Taken sand swirls […]

Last night’s moon was tremendous, casting veiny limb shadows on fresh snows. Eerie. A spider web of images projected on untouched canvas. Sweet sleep happened. Cozy as the brew of nectared gods. Barely had time for a dream that night. Didn’t mind at all. Fermented, cemented. River boy (©sjm) Steve Matty is dead. Writing those […]

Hey you, I send you kisses.I send you my mouth –full of a fine dry Italian wine.The oak perfume lingers around our lips touching, while tongues search soft insides of petals and stems.I send you the heavy air from my lungs,full of bright red blood, as I write dull black lineson a scrap of tree […]

And I thought my life was in a piss pot. Will you marry me Bill? I love you so and always will. Cut the crap, idiot. Talking to myself,I wallow in a syzygy of self-loathing – my inability to do things, like fix the muffler on my car or the hole in my roof or […]