English poetry

Poems in English

Ode to Gumbo

after Sue Owen Born from flour anointed with oil, From a roux dark and mean as a horse’s breath, You […]

Snow White, to the Prince

after Susan Thomas Truth is, my life was no fairytale, That afternoon, I lay, a smiling corpse Under a glass […]

Hypochondriac

Maybe it’s Emphysema, a shiny black jewel of phlegm Humming like a clump of bees in my chest. Perhaps a […]

Alzheimer’s

My grandmother’s teeth stare at her From a mason jar on the nightstand. The radio turns itself on, Sunlight crawls […]