Nobody wants to have that fight again
Knowing where it goes
Silent but someone’s got jitter-legs
Silent film star tied to the tracks
Hero off with his mistress
The greatest minds in my orbit
overtaken by rhetorical
sides taken and defended
over turkey gravy
An American Family Gathering as Seen on T.V.
America, beer, birds, bummer, cars, chef, coffee, cooking, death, desperate, desperation, discomfort, drink, drugs and alcohol, drunk, ease, fallout, food, gender, happiness, home, hope, humans, husband, infertility, kicked out, lessons, love, lovers, man, marriage, men, messy, nature, object, our time, our town, peace, people, poem, Poems, poet, poetry, poets, power, robin, route 66, sadness, secrets, sex, shit, small towns, symbols, the west, time, truth, voyeur, vulnerability, vulnerable, war, work, workers, writing
A poet-chef living in Denver, Co. I use the orange Aquafresh toothpaste, off brand mouthwash, and those little floss picks.
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