tonight

Poem #28 from The Book of Evenings (final) Back to: The Book of Evenings – Introduction it's cloudy but clear cold with a breeze quiet he watches clouds swirl around the stars wonders is there anyone thinking of him tonight © Frank Prem 2003 This is the final poem from The Book of Evenings. Watch … Continue reading tonight

carmen and cisco

Poem #27 from The Book of Evenings Back to: The Book of Evenings – Introduction * Listen to Frank reading carmen and cisco on SoundCloud* she said you and me should dance latin salsa is in and I know I'd look good in flowing skirts and ruffles I can see you as a gaucho sharp tight pants … Continue reading carmen and cisco

the argument for noosa

Poem #26 from The Book of Evenings Back to: The Book of Evenings – Introduction He pointed a finger. I think you forget, he said, where you came from. Where you've been. I think you've forgotten what you were, and what made you. I don't forget. He spoke to her face, directly to her eyes. … Continue reading the argument for noosa

towards kansas

Poem #23 from The Book of Evenings Back to: The Book of Evenings – Introduction he has listened to the story of a wonderful life a tragic affair high low swinging exhilaration despair watched her eyes welling tears that brimmed but never broke as she herself has not been been broken though close so very … Continue reading towards kansas

katy’s scrubbing up

Poem #22 from The Book of Evenings Back to: The Book of Evenings – Introduction mama's checking out the make-up rummaging for things she hasn't seen since well let's say they've been missing awhile but she thinks she might know where to find them they'll be in katy's room katy's scrubbing up tonight glitter in … Continue reading katy’s scrubbing up

identification from height

Poem #21 from The Book of Evenings Back to: The Book of Evenings – Introduction ahum ahum shelter me from storms ahum there's a monotony that comes from living in the tree-lined the leafy streets that promenade all up and down the smallness of this tiny town a figure is at the bed in a … Continue reading identification from height