In Football Season

“Do you remember a fragrance girls acquire in autumn? As you walk besides them after school, they tighten their arms around their books and bend their heads forward to give a more flattering attention to your words, and in the little intimate area thus formed, carved into the clear air by an implicit crescent, there … Continue reading

“The Other Room” by Charles Bukowski

The Other Room there is always somebody in the other room listening beyond the wall. there is always somebody in the other room who wonders what you are doing there without them. there is always somebody in the other room who is afraid you feel better being alone. there is always somebody in the other … Continue reading

“To The Harbormaster” by Frank O’Hara

“I wanted to be sure to reach you; though my ship was on the way it got caught in some moorings. I am always tying up and then deciding to depart. In storms and at sunset, with the metallic coils of the tide around my fathomless arms, I am unable to understand the forms of … Continue reading