Daily Archives: September 2, 2006

Old lesson

It was only when the doctors wheeled him into the intensive ward that it dawned on him his body had its own cartography of loss & pain His mind insisted everything was the same but they told him to put … Continue reading

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The Presidential Order

It leaves a lot of space for interpretation. It is just as well. The order, she says, is just some tactical maneuver so all camps would consider all fluxions of errors are inevitable If a guy gets killed, well… It … Continue reading

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Fable

He remembers the girl from Ipanema young & tan & lovely on the margin of the sea O Slicing the waves in all her blind serenity… And when the white-hot sun flames out he can only violently, silently shout O … Continue reading

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Diplomat

He was there malling with his family fresh from a European tour of duty Yes, the diplomat – ex-activist, ex-bum – is sporting a goatee A thing or two one learns certainly in rounds of cocktail party. He flashed a … Continue reading

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Maggie, Darling

“The truth lies outside.” You wear your secrets on a sleeve Say, you take a bite of chocolate & let it linger on your tongue then slide it down with Chilean wine. That’s not de riguere. But it’s okay. High … Continue reading

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