Friday, December 19, 2014

Craig Brandis- Two Poems

Getting Ready For Eternity
I see your height, I feel your weight
And watch you sew, to hew the new.
Laid in my tomb, without a comb,
This awful rouge would I gouge --
In hubris is debris. 

Tell Me

Tell me I’m late.
Tell me the house isn’t burning down.
Tell me again how selfish I am.

Clouds carry rivers across the sky.
Marines carry home their dead. Always.
Do you carry more than a hat and gloves?
Craig Brandis is a singer-songwriter and is the author of the poetry chapbook Altitude. His poems have been published in the New Verse News, the Friends of William Stafford Newsletter and The Camel Saloon.

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