• Border Patrol - For Tom Hawkins

    But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born
    among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself;
    —Leviticus 19.34... more »

  • Grandfather's Republic

    The south wind holds him like a raw-boned girl,
    burns his ears, then slaps his gaunt cheeks red
    and drops him, a ragged, thatch-haired scarecrow propped
    where nothing tempts the birds, where low hills thrust... more »

  • South Of Red-Wing

    I wake up on the wrong side of the equinox,
    geese in isosceles stitches
    trace a path down the world's face, stop
    to ravish the harvest's sun-dried trash... more »