A boy who dismembered a spider
Thought a tigress so tame he could ride her.
You can guess his surprise Continue reading “A Boy Who Dismembered a Spider”
And if I hear, I think I know
the words that let the meaning go
And if I speak as I have heard
the air is made a trembling bird: Continue reading “The Trembling Bird”
Fast-bowled by their orange talons,
pelted at the faces of pedestrians,
they swipe for lift, again for direction,
and level out like Thunderbird Twos. Continue reading “The Flight of Pigeons”
The mallard on the pond smiled.
His head tilted to green, blue, green.
Water, united in globes, rolled upon his pigments Continue reading “Mallard”
My innocence attracts malicious lies:
A comfort to myself, I give offence
to hateful souls. Their tales well disguise
my innocence. Continue reading “Gossip”