It’s okay to not want to participate
in that pivotal moment, a global economy
of hills. Listen to my dream. Last night I am in the park
there is a dog, desperately needs walking.
A frog, plastic inside an aquarium and a living one
in a jar, I can’t tell the living from the plastic one when I find them.
The water is dirty like a swamp, which I would think
would be perfect for a frog I would think
It has been too long the game is no longer
about winning, the goal
is not winning; a battle with yourself, your own body
your addiction. Wife, grandmother who weeps.
But she cries even after she is gone, and I wonder if there
is a heaven in infidelity, or perhaps they still like to blame.
Some biblical scholars dictate: rape is something that woman deserves to be punished for
Last summer I kept saying about my mom, that she killed
my grandfather over an item of clothing she desperately
needed and couldn’t have in a fit of entitlement. My arm hurt
and I could kind of see it happening
all over again