Tag Archives: terror

M.A.D. – July 7

7.7.2016 mutual terror at carside monsters created from our mutual fear   hold a gun give a gun get a gun stuck in your face   and fire, fire, fire lest you be on the wrong-ing end.   M.A.D. ——————-

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night after day – March 30

3.30.2016 they shot that poor boy   he beat up his girl   he was handcuffed he had a gun he was innocent he was bad the cops kill us all the cops had no choice   how dark it … Continue reading

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archaeopteryx – October 11

10.11.2015 the writer yearns to lift off like the first feathered ‘saur   willing his hand to leap but nothing comes and his pull push carries into danger waters unthinking.   a cautionary tale or merely preparation   for takeoff. … Continue reading

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hello there – May 13

5.13.2015 they locked us in for the first two weeks   then out into the big yard for first.   stand in the group don’t be alone, until   the one on my left reaches to stab   the one … Continue reading

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Keoua trembled – May 7

5.7.2015    [Keoua trembled] Keoua trembled when the earth exploded knowing in his soul that Pele had rejected him.   the road to his sacrifice was only a foregone, foretold, last step. —————– *In 1790 Keoua was the last chieftain … Continue reading

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Akaka Falls – May 6

5.6.2015  [Akaka Falls] knees buckle, arms quake, head ducks in terror at nature’s height   primate, primitive instinct pulls one lower to ground, feet splayed head hunched, arms akimbo, hands clenching whatever is graspable, the eyes barely able to raise … Continue reading

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walking into space – May 5

5.5.2014 walking into space bridge to nowhere above the falls terrifies   run, flee, knees going going. Lord pull me back. breath come quick   terror hits at hearts out of control fearing the death lying close to hand   … Continue reading

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