Eve Rounds

these people upstairs

the people upstairs run their dishwasher perpetually.
the people upstairs never ever vacuum.
the people upstairs enjoy shoot em up games.
the people upstairs have conventional sex.

~you are cordially invited
to a private hearing
of the american
interpretation
of the acclaimed bbc series
‘upstairs
downstairs’
at 10:13pm next tuesday.~

these people upstairs are much preferred to
those previous people upstairs.

_________
footnote:
i’m being literal.
(but i see how brilliantly the abstraction would read…)

Twins

It isn’t easy being a twin.   Others considered us as one two-part person,  while our parents saw,  in our conspiring, four or more.  

should.

dark morning darkness woke up crying i now embrace the word should. it’s a simple truth. my dad should be with me on my   

27 days ago

i lost you so suddenly too suddenly your blue eyes in a constant state of near tear because you loved life giving us so much

haiku ish

in this direction waves break to the right of me reversing my own current

.no . title .. here …

your ……. face against the bruised air between my quiet mind and the raging storm …. panic .. desire …….. pain and wishful logic slowly …