Should I praise you? There are those that would say, “Consider the alternative.” It’s hard to gainsay them, but does that mean I owe you such gratitude that I should sing adulations? You, in whom the aches compound. You, in whom I glance in the […]
Can you bear the signs of winter?
Pleased to appear in Poets United’s Poems of the Week: Men’s Voices. Thank you, Sherry! Congratulations, Lee and Hank! It’s time to listen to the voices of some of the men in our community, fellow poets, so today we have poems by Hank Kaykuala, who writes at […]
So much bounty that we always took for granted. Always wanting more, never enjoying what we had. Until we realized–too late–that time was the one scarcity that mattered. Now, our hall remains empty. Others take possession of what was ours. All that remains of us is […]
sunset last squeak of a mouse snatched by an owl Yes, my name means freedom, and truthful. Truly, a name fit for the gospel, for does not Jesus say, “Know the truth, and the truth will set you free…”? But Frank is not my […]