Self-Portrait, 1998

From the January 1998 Print Edition

He is actually very happy, which goes to explainwhy unexpected tears fill his eyes.His job is good, he’s a teacher. Humanities.The terms stretch out, but pass swiftly by.He is not good-looking-his face is quite bland-but he is very funny, and kind.He falls in love two or three times a day;it . . . . Continue Reading »

The Incarnate Creator

From the April 1997 Print Edition

Light falls on the door in an oblique plane of cream like something in Vermeer, and comes into this room, to be met by red and blue Fisher-Price disarray. Out in the yard, bare oak branches sway in the warm April breeze. A red jacket lies thrown over a cream chair, where Dr. Seuss sits on loan from . . . . Continue Reading »