Poem: “How it went”

Poem: “How it went”

How it went By Patrick T. Reardon . It was Amen.  Finger in the dish.  Bread, broken.  Cup, given.  Blood, flesh. . The wind was not empty.  The angel knew the score. . The kiss, the sword, the healing in torch...

Poem: How

Poem: How

How By Patrick T. Reardon . Ash the milk. Ash the caped-boy hero snapshot. . Ash Blacktop, signboards, white t-shirt boy. Ash left hand bunt. Ash weight circles lift. . How keen? . Ash altar-boy uniform. Ash linebacker uniform, grade school...

Poem: Let me tell you

Poem: Let me tell you

Let me tell you By Patrick T. Reardon . Plug Nickel and Red Cent met on museum steps and, inside, mysticked with blue innocent Della Robbia, rhythmed the light-shine white of beyond, above, bright, orisoned warm-milk fired clay, like flesh...

Poem: Five Songs

Poem: Five Songs

Five songs By Patrick T. Reardon . He restyled the opening words of Genesis as a country-western song, let there be light and all that, fruitful and multiply — drinking, trucks and death would come later. . For a heavy metal band, he composed a...