Villanelle # 30
From the initial moment of surprise
By piercing light they never had expected,
The Magi mulled the meaning of the skies.
Was the betrayal worse, or were the lies?
What in her ...
TOO MANY BIRTHDAYS
Curtal Sonnet #17
“What seems to be the trouble, Mr. Williams?” — Physician
“Too many birthdays.” — Thomas J. Williams, age 91
The leg-kick that gave leverage to pull
The prop and ...