Joe’s Daughter, August 2019

Joe wants me to marry his daughter
but he doesn’t know the kind of man I am.
She is sweet like the cherry wine Norwegians
sip at Christmas and I am the bitter grinds of
yesterday’s coffee. She tells me she loves me,

The Good People, July 2019

History tell us they’re out there
and they don’t want to kill us.
History tells us they’re out there
like stars buried in the galaxy,