English poetry

Poems in English

English Flavors

I love to lick English the way I licked the hard Round licorice sticks the Belgian nuns gave me for […]

Filthy Savior

Look at this storm, the idiot, Pouring its heart out here, of all places, An industrial suburb on a Sunday, […]

Community Garden

I watch the man bend over his patch, A fat gunny sack at his feet. He combs the earth with […]

GARAGE SALE

I sold her bed for a song. A song of yearning like an orphan’s. Or the one knives carve into […]

The Worlds in this World

Doors were left open in heaven again: Drafts wheeze, clouds wrap their ripped pages Around roofs and trees. Like wet […]

Dinner at the Who’s Who

amidst swirling wine And flickers of silver guests quote Dante, Brecht, Kant and each other. I wait in the hall […]