Tag Archives: micro poems

Work haiku

Lunch interrupted And a missed call, voice message detailing email Explain exceptions to set true expectations/ damn no good fraudsters Defining limits, separating unity/ harsh parameters

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Thoughts, 1/2/14

No apparent change beside the calendar page/ renewed urgency Cloud like tidal wave sweeps over rivers, pastures bringing wind and cold This year will be more even than last, riddled with odd imbalance

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$12/hr

The hourly wage, watching cents add up almost as fast as your bills A dim afternoon looms like lost prosperity, a chilled breath escapes

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Land of Opportunity

Now return home, resume your economic anxiety A world and an age, for which I am not suited, taunts incessantly

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Worlds away from worlds away

A night’s sleep squandered on dreams and reality filled with mosquitos Semi-circles carved by the squat waves and rip tides lining the whole beach Rocking with the swell upon a traditional Sundanese wood skiff: wooden planks, earthen waterproofing, its posts … Continue reading

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Riding to Southwest Java

Two dimensional mountains shift to their true depth, emerge from the sky City smog recedes, and palm tree forests arise along the steep slopes Jagged landscape plunges into crashing sea heavy as lead The last light dwindles, flattening our distinctions … Continue reading

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A growing anxiety… Continue reading

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Soaring over Singapore

Regard harbor lit with strings of vibrant townships floating out to sea Circular steel parallax arches slowly through violet sky

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Another what appears to be typical day in Java. Continue reading

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A stunning disparity Continue reading

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Excerpts of a hardly notable day. Continue reading

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One wonders at the inanity of court-required educational pursuits. Continue reading

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