Dark Charms, Dorianne Laux

Dark Charms Eventually the future shows up everywhere:the burly summers and unslept nightsin deep lines and dark splotches, thinning skin.Here is the corner store grown to a condo,the bike reduced to one spinning wheel,the ghost of a dog that used to be, her trail,no longer trodden, just a dip in the weeds.The clear water we … Continue reading

Days of Me, by Stuart Dischell

Days of Me by Stuart Dischell When people say they miss me, I think how much I miss me too, Me, the old me, the great me, Lover of three women in one day, Modest me, the best me, friend To waiters and bartenders, hearty Laugher and name rememberer, Proud me, handsome and hirsute In … Continue reading