Day: August 4, 2015

The Hippopotamus

Drink softly, drink, impala, drink, From this slow-running stream Bring out your sensitive tongue to tap on the stream And drink to compensate for Your thirstiness. No fear in them, No fear in you. Shake out the shackles That register… Read More ›


Water in pot, on stove of flame. Slow heat torch beneath acclaim Expansion of blood vessels, frying of nerves Scorching of mind, simmering words Stubbing of toe in dark of night Finger poke in chest asking plight Too much coffee… Read More ›