Occasional Poems
Poeticizing Meaning: Ella and Billie Sing A Number For Gerhard
(A Standard Audience Request)

Sitting at my desk, with a thick wad of recycled
paper clamped to a clipboard in front of her, my […]

Escape Velocity
CONFLUENCE CAMP

The way wind beats us down then pushes us
forward, the way rivers braid then unbraid […]

Supermodel
Supermodel

Young lady in a battered, swirling palm, clinging to certain facts: first
the matter of her beauty, drawing deep from the bountiful but poisoned […]

DIRTY BABY
AVERAGES

From Arabic at first, we bow to serene averages.
Estimates of loss at sea, goods damaged, keen averages. […]