the Teller

he is our story teller,
limp and listless coming up the beach
from an ocean where others are dying

amongst us looking are his friends
who lean forward on taught leashes
forward like dogs toward a shuffling on the porch

Causation (and Intentionality)

A good friend of mine took to his blog, Saturday afternoon, an idea about violence and its endemicity in America, titled Causation.  I am interested in responding, or supplementing, having a bit of a back and forth, and seeing where we land.  Thanks for playing Jake.

Rifle Making

i am looking for the boys
who grew big in the barrels of muskets
one in particular