Another's Contraband

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War …

Do you play inside the Corn Flakes,
  or are corn stalks more you game

Is that Hersey Bar the answer,
  or the cocoa or cocaine

Do you clerk for someone’s feelings,
  inspiration all be damned,

Your legacy an afterthought,
 —of another’s contraband

(Grantham New Hampshire: February, 2017)