Hold Your Applause

Guilty because I knew better and did it anyway, guilty, it was 09’ last time I was truly innocent, Coltrane’s saxophone once filled up the juke joint, no one praised the sax, I am just the sax, I am just an instrument, It’s been recess for some folk, playing kickball with their soul and spirit …

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Bless’em

And so it seems the vultures are circling around the baby birds in this Audubon ballroom,   King him in his tall sand castle, he and his precious ego will fall out if his self-made plans are to fall through,   The ideology of the needle popper being self-made arises a question mark like patient brokering and call rooms, …

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The Gift of Desperation

As the ashes fell from his cigarette within the asylum’s walls he reminisced on Christmas mornings since childhood until he became tired, Picture the Navajo arrows flying toward invaders, nameless drive-by bullets flying at nay-sayers, dragons breathing fire on knights in their lairs, bombs dropping on families in 3rd-world countries during prayers, That’s how his …

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