TV Culture: Mr. Prosecutor (poem)

Posted by ractrose on 31 Oct 2016 in Art, Poems

    Mr. Prosecutor   The witness/killer weeps He is surprised…bushwhacked by a tactic “Mother doesn’t care.” Mother, he tells the doctor, is just outside in her rose garden Often since Papa died I find her staring at the fountain He calls to her from the patio, apologizes, she has gone upstairs “She’s having one […]

The Immortal Lake (part two)

Posted by ractrose on 27 Oct 2016 in Art, Poems

    The Immortal Lake (part two)   Gleam of omen on the flat tar lake at sunset An ice-white sunset without a cloud That throws the shore’s reflections black And cold, the sparking furnace of earth’s end Rippled by the same thin wind Juxtaposed and never joined, the craft Emerges from the brown stream’s […]