The Cover

of my upcoming first book (Trio House Press). Art by Francisco Alvarado.

In The Dark Times

In the Dark Times I fix a coat from air to clothe my fears,accept tomorrow will be full of cracksand…

The Prodigal’s Next Life

My thanks to A.M. Juster at First Things for helping me get this poem right: “The Prodigal’s Next Life.”

On W. H. Auden’s Birthday

Hannah Arendt: “[H]e was blessed with that rare self-confidence which does not need admiration and the good opinion of others,…