An Apartment For Open Secrets
- Dayton, Ohio, U.S.A
- April 08
- I am a published poet
willing to create an OS blog for the sheer joy
of sharing and connecting
with other poets.
Please feel free to contact me regarding poetry in general, poems and poets.
I am also a hobbyist photographer.
All the images (unless otherwise stated) are my own and may not be
copied or distributed without permission.
MY RECENT POSTS
- Shadow Boxing with My Son
August 20, 2012 11:58PM
August 17, 2012 09:43AM
- Irish Dripping
August 16, 2012 09:17AM
August 15, 2012 10:41AM
- Elephant Man
August 14, 2012 08:23AM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Very nice indeed.”
August 24, 2012 01:52PM
August 24, 2012 01:49PM
- “Cute read!”
August 24, 2012 01:45PM
August 22, 2012 08:02AM
- “Now that was fun!”
August 22, 2012 07:53AM
Sparky Dashforth's Links
When did you last see me?
God knows --- wait, it was on a Tuesday
I changed your diaper.....I can still smell your shit.
Well there were times you know. Flashes,
you at four, being introduced to me again.
At six, finger-painting.
I don't remember that.
It was the evening I came… Read full post »
Jodie Foster is frying peppers and eggs.
It is late and her legs ache
as she scrambles the yokes
sautés the jalapenos.
Today a jerk
again compared her
to the movie star.
A life she never wanted
keeps invading her reality,
even though she was born earlier
people consider her the frau… Read full post »
It was cooler on the veranda.
Below us a guitar translated the dark.
Orchids unrolled their purple tongues
to arbor the moonlight.
We had quarreled earlier
I wanted to tie you to bedposts
and savour you with a speechless mouth,
to hear only you
and not my rough words.
I lowered my head in your l… Read full post »
An awe of their cavernous heart beats
had turned her features equine,
as if listening to their wind hollowed chests,
she had heard the shape of her own life,
the blowing of tubular organs
elongating her face
into snorts of emulation.
I liked her toothy sniggles,
her snaggled enameled smil… Read full post »