Reincarnate

This is a “Poem of the Day” feature piece I don’t wanna just dieI wanna walk through the forest during a rain stormAnd take my clothes off one article at a timeStrewing them along the ground behind me, beneath meI want to sink slowly into the rootsOf mishandled flowers and caving mountainsThat’ll lead me throughContinue reading “Reincarnate”

Wishes/Whispers

I know my paternal grandmother in very vague terms. Mary Wright is her maiden name and the only one I know, though she married twice. Mississippi schoolhouse teacher, mother of five, grandmother of ten, great-grandmother of seven. She has gold teeth in her mouth so when she smiles, which is always on her own termsContinue reading “Wishes/Whispers”