Truth is a butcher, son He will have You, you Begging, begging For Lies
The breech, the block, the betrothal Your sunless daughter Our bolt-action god What’s done is done Inshallah
cloverleaving through the night cleaving unto what’s right seething is disbelieving: – they chickens , they goats – “don’t trust … More
Sharia-to-go All the justice that she can afford All the justice afforded by the lash Render unto her the word … More
We are hornets bred w scorpion genesHornet father, scorpion motherGuard your daughtersYield thee a mantis of bother
Come! My presidents Go! You kings Bring! Your platoon forty of thieves Free! Get! Put! Strap! Your riches Well! Upon … More
The pull So glacier The rot So quiet .
Bamboo refused the stand upright Relief in the voices of Of birds and bees Who no longer alight .
Hackles in the twister there She snaps She sails Her teeth bare .
The breach dolphin navy-grey Took her final purposeful exhale Into the ship’s screw, The whale .
The black dog Took her blue death in Stun-brown Texas .
Sparrow at a bullfight On that blade Dragonfly Alight .
salmon shall run no more bears shall sit their haunches eddies shall pass them by they shall fish no more … More
elephant, listen for the change follow watchfully behind bury your dead gather sticks walk on by her bowerbird grave
Come! My presidents Go! As kings Bring! Your platoon 40 of thieves Strap! Your riches Well! Upon your albino asses
Bring your night-visions for barter Sell your valkyries, rotor by rotor
Remember the brother dismember: Up-ended him Suspended, w other wingèd mice Splayed against your nine-volt algae-green night Who forgot the … More
Atonement like colorless unpainted stripped sun-bleached dawn like daughter empty wordless awaits
Daughters forced underground like dirty cicadas
We shunt them retarded cicadas Back Down To end their days With dying potatoes With sightless centipedes Hair-dressers and daughters … More
We shall excrete your brood Our haunches down Our knees bowed Our eyes screwed Like any colic mule Like any … More
This madrasa-mutton, seared Swing Sleep Spin On skewers run-through
We harry hornets to hystericsWe poison scorpions w their own eggsThis generation raised among pomegranates must die
Oh, sure, you salted cicadasWe scorpionsWe expect a yield We harried hornets to hysterics and a blind hate We poisoned … More
Oh, sure, your soldiers salted cicadas Nonetheless, as with our poppies We scorpions We expect a yield
OEF+OIF | Oh sure, Jerry, just populate Iraq w bankarotta, rabid, ronin …
Meddlers of the new mathMaggot distillersPockets filled with gum-drop gods, marked “Distribute to youth” smile, “Say cheese!” Alchemists of the … More
You Hazari, you, Herati, you Kabuli, you Kandahari Open your city gates Acknowledge your sun-dried debt Atonement awaits: Glory to … More
Father You should kill me as you would any sparrow Bury me in your garden Daughter
Miners unmoored, swim about their rib cages,Pilot-fish blind,They search for sensible wallsthat whisper: “Yours, the falling, has ended” Weary waitresses … More
Below, in f/u to B’s text J ——— Kudos for your efforts. Not sure, though, what googledoc deltas … More
This just in! your reporter Kermit The Frog, dateline: Columbia: like any, every, cock-blocked, Sriracha-sodden troubadour at sunrise, Cicada Phil … More