Tag Archives: Frank Heather

My Skin

I roll tobacco &             I roll around             tricking the rooftops             & rosy trellises             like a drum on a deck. I want you to have my skin             and stretch it tight             over the mouth of a log             to fashion a drum … Continue reading

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Embers

Maybe in the morning you’ll wake up & say this doesn’t feel right the way you hold me down: I am just beginning to see the fire beneath you & I am not sure we can walk these long embers. … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

By corpse I mean fertile bird & by gift I mean death. So when I tell you that the only death I actually enjoyed was that of the fertile bird you gave me I do not mean that the only … Continue reading

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Untitled No. 5

The grapes sodden in sunken gashes because the elephant wants a broom so it can sweep the flunkies. Why bother going home if the furniture doesn’t speak to you. As in, this poem doesn’t speak to me not as in … Continue reading

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Forotor

The scotch gambit doesn’t work for me but when I duck my grin under your palm the callouses will fall in place & we’ll sing like two people singing under the endless skies that you associate with paradise & there … Continue reading

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breathing exercise

twitter can go instagram can go obsession with sex can go obsession with what they think can go obsession with ego can go anger can go anxiety can go being too busy can go being abracadabra’ed can go fantasies can … Continue reading

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blue angels

plastic carbon casing & new blue angels sink thru my shoulder blades & drown my sin excise the bubble gouge the gazing eye out of its earthy socket plucked from the garden & born into paradise. dangling from the brown … Continue reading

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