An Open Window

An Open Window (Excerpt from “Totally Losing Face and Other Stories“)   There’s an open window on my right And a closed door on my left The sun is dipping The sky’s an angry wild beast My bird has taken flight Chaos is in control There’s an open window Yes, an open window Closing quickly…

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Lessons From the Big Leagues

Illustrated by Cyrus Hunter   (Excerpt from “Totally Losing Face and Other Stories“)   Used to play ball in the streets With my friends in our bare feet Dreaming the summer away Waiting for a better day High School seems like yesterday Stayed on the lofty path I laid Had passion, had desire And a…

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