Floating on foam with a memory under cover of aviary clothes Pulled up just right to chin Laying on snoreless left side Preventing midnight elbowings adhesive strip stuck to nose Mean morning siren set to blow at the time it was told to go it’s screech bottled for now Two mutts curled on pillows running […]

A History of Stress

Sometimes pressed by stress I wander old parts of town look at the houses wondering about people who lived there, or sometimes, sitting at a red light on Grand or Summit Avenue willing it to change because in a hurry, imagining someone in a carriage 200 years ago cursing the cross traffic like I am […]