Storm Lightning, Charleston SC

  One of mine from thirty years back:   Storm Lightning, Charleston   Juice rises in straw like bad wires, current flash from nave to buttress, unseemly, followed by whacking thunder. Harpy’s hammer against garbage galvanized, an old man in the alley on New Year’s eve, smashing his kitchen pot, his household hammer.   DeathContinue reading “Storm Lightning, Charleston SC”

Tending the Fire

This prompt reminded me of a poem I wrote about  12 years ago:   Tending the Fire Still I am in the hands of the unknown God; he is breaking me down to his new oblivion…                                                                                                             D.H.Lawrence   Don’t you love a good fire? About every ten minutes, add a small log. Keep feedingContinue reading “Tending the Fire”

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