lightning flash –
the lace web spider
covers its meal

(First published in Presence)

your hair your dress –
everything is red about you
this winter

(First published in Presence)

all the snails of the universe
on their way out

(First published on Ink, Sweat and Tears)

no one to count the stars –
one side of Rome
to another

(First published in Bottlerockets)

first spider on the moon –
he on my yellow
bathroom wall