Poetry.

The sound of boiling eggs

St. Augustine heard the words Tolle, lege (latin for “take up and read”) spoken by a childlike voice. He understood them as a divine calling to read the Bible, which he did and then immediately converted to Christianity. To view the poem as published in The Southern Poetry Review, click here.

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Fifteen Minutes

  In the fifteen minutes you claimed would elapse before you arrived at my house wearing a tuxedo,   I read Charles Bukowski and saw the December boat parade. Before you arrived, I heard blow horns punctuate the salsa CD   spinning in my bedroom. I read about Bukowski’s cats, both of them, and their […]

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