first words

when frayed books in frayed schoolbags become an Official Threat at an Official Whim when a made-in-china mass market fickle prop of play becomes an unmade-in-jenin 12-year-old Man when a little girl 'scared to death' according to the Official Transcript [...]

November 18th, 2005|Poetry|

Another arb moment

What did the viviparous tell the oviparous? It's not fair, I never get laid.

November 17th, 2005|Blog|

The first lesson

Shook from semi-solid sleep. No dreams the night before. Above me, the face of my aunt with invisible strings of some emotion tugging at eyes and mouth. -come kiss your daddy for the last time. Did she speak those words? [...]

November 6th, 2005|Blog|