Coroner’s Report: Poem for Tom Sloane

The pessimistic parts of me All thought we were heading For an autopsy You and I In your clinically white bedroom Identifying the cause of death Sharp and sterile And dispassionate Both of us knowing full well What we will find Weighing on the chest cavity, Blocking the throat Heart murmurs but low pressure Slow […]

Angst-Negative: On Re-Writing the Montage

The thing about being (arguably) very creative and (absolutely inarguably) very dramatic is that your imagination has a tendency to spill into your life. TRIGGER WARNING EVENTUALLY: We’re going to start with childhood bullying and make our way to talking about depression and suicide, and at the end we’re going to talk about being happy. […]