Clockwork : Writing

THE ARSONIST

THE ARSONIST

A Poem by Clockwork


Call the fire department. Tell them to evacuatemy whole home town--I’ve syphoned keroseneout of the heaters in the barn again.The aching in the ..
Fashion Show

Fashion Show

A Poem by Clockwork


The concrete slab of our front porch Became a runway for me to strut new Summer hand-me-down fashions. A black garbage bag was my wardrobe, ..
Portrait of Kodiak Grizzly with Cubs

Portrait of Kodiak Grizzly with Cubs

A Poem by Clockwork


I'm back from the dead.
Dementia

Dementia

A Poem by Clockwork


Our names are a bouquet of balloons. She loses her grip on the strings In the K-Mart parking lot. Each globe rises above her head, ..
January Haiku

January Haiku

A Poem by Clockwork


New Year’s first sunset-- My neighbors’ voices fading Behind our fence line
Blizzard Warning

Blizzard Warning

A Poem by Clockwork


Landscapes I use to validate my life Are frozen in a state of emergency. The familiar shine of street lamps On the silver rails o..
Down the Shore

Down the Shore

A Poem by Clockwork


Childhood sculptures on public Beaches are like scribbles on an Etch a sketch screen. Children borrow hieroglyphs From e..
Green Line B

Green Line B

A Poem by Clockwork


I’ve left so much of myself On Commonwealth Avenue under Vacant seats on the Green Line. No Charlie Card is required ..
Keystones

Keystones

A Poem by Clockwork


Details about my first collection of poetry.
Handyman’s Burial

Handyman’s Burial

A Poem by Clockwork


The workshop is full of the unrepaired. Peanut butter jars packed with buttons Succumb to the dementia of disuse. Toothless shirts flap ..

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