predator

  you’re a predator the tone was vehement voice trembling you prey on people like me single mothers vulnerable you think it's ok just seduce and then piss off at a hint of involvement a fucking predator he held her while she sobbed into his shoulder wondered: am I? is that what I do? thought … Continue reading predator

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you can’t take them with you

Poem #17 from tuesday night at emile's Back to: tuesday night at emile's – Introduction can’t take them with you you can’t take them with you sometimes you want to love them all night long sometimes you want to keep them when they ought to be gone sometimes you want to keep them but you … Continue reading you can’t take them with you

speaking of this and that (after the fall)

https://www.poets.org/sites/default/files/Small-Blue-RGB-National-Poetry-Month-Logo.jpg so I’m standing there with my mother on the ground fallen from height faceplant onto the concrete waiting for an ambulance my father wheels up wheezing like Vader emphysema and a totally enclosed self-centre says how much rain did you get last night I’m looking at my mother lying full stretch she’s stopped bleeding … Continue reading speaking of this and that (after the fall)

sometimes it’s dancing – old fashioned tap

Poem #10 from tuesday night at emile's Back to: tuesday night at emile's – Introduction start your feet moving tap-eta-tap-eta-tap set your arms in motion make it light speed and dazzle tap-eta-tap-tapping [CLAP] shuffle around the issue don’t break the rhythm backwards is a special [CLAP] start another pattern ratchet up to blinding never stop … Continue reading sometimes it’s dancing – old fashioned tap