DARKLING’S PARADE (They Love Me)

Just listen to them. The way they talk. Butterflies die, when we take our evening walks. Not possession, This is simply obsession. That’s why you can never Break my hollow heart. They love me. Just me. And I’ll lead them into this sallow dimension, If they keep just one promise; That when it’s over, they […]

FACES OF DEATH

It was not a question, Although presented as such. It was a moment for education.  To shock some manhood into me. I guess that was his reasoning. Late night, at an office building in  Baton Rouge, I saw the miracle of life Come to an end. And my mother covered her mouth,  Lifting a hand […]