Cat Over Clock

Poetry Saves the World



Dear Breath,

I follow you like a flower bobbing against a shore that won't let me cling, on a river that won't even swallow me. You make a small desperate noise I want to arouse you into normalcy but you ache past... Continue Reading →

Shadows, Long and Gray

Sundogs on the mountain remind me of you and your shadow left behind words I try to share, chase after on my bicycle, speeding down the road to a party to say goodbye. It wasn't goodbye, not that time. I... Continue Reading →

Color and Light

How many times will I write about the night you taught me to drive in the snow? Your pale hands in the dark air-- my own on the navy wheel, like it was a big ship pulling to port, our... Continue Reading →


She said to me "I miss you" What a delight-- Eyes connecting again over a past time that is substantially or not at all different as it bounces around in our six eyes "I miss you." Because there is nothing... Continue Reading →


Light Shines A spot light on our hearts Illuminates the chambers The fourth from the first And each blood vessel flows Liquid red A million red blood cells Or a million white You changed my life I called you everyday... Continue Reading →

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