Poem: “1950s”

Poem: “1950s”

1950s By Patrick T. Reardon . I put my faith in the Cisco Kid riding TV with fat guy (Oh, Poncho!)— through desert as I watch — it’s really happening! . It is as if I watch through God’s own window — just as I watch the World Series and see Lew...

Poem: As if crying

Poem: As if crying

As if crying By Patrick T. Reardon . Month money envelopes, unlabeled something cans, irregulared clothing, big boy, little kids, duty. . Shoes on sideboard, morning machine. Line up, line down. . Church altar, gold, silver, cryptic incense...

Poem: Reporting Jesus

Poem: Reporting Jesus

Reporting Jesus Patrick T. Reardon . I wish that Jesus could be interviewed and that I was the one to question him. I wish that he would sit behind his desk, doodling on a pad of paper and talking from topic to topic, as I watched the muscles of...

Poem: Corpus Christi honeymoon

Poem: Corpus Christi honeymoon

Corpus Christi honeymoon By Patrick T. Reardon . Let us honeymoon in the Texas town with the Latin name. Let us hide out together under the sacrament’s cipher. . Let us head west into Texas and swing back to wade in Gulf water, chary of...