Entries Tagged as 'Pris Campbell'

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

pris campbell | izzy’s dream

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

pris campbell | t’was the night

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

pris campbell | teacher’s pet & shadows

Monday, July 9th, 2012

pris campbell | erosion

The Rape of Proserpina | Sculpture by Bernini
Erosion
Vietnam wasn’t just over there,
I tell you, hand you that photograph.
Ship barely home to Pearl Harbor,
it’s the night of our wedding party.
Our lives have already begun to unravel
behind us but we don’t see it.
The mouth of Vietnam yawns wide in the shadows.
The Petty Officer’s wife is to die
by [...]

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

pris campbell | leave your hat on & night wind

Leave Your Hat On
I had a dream. You were in it. I was in it with you.
Randy Newman
In this dream, this late summer dream,
born of angel wings and cobwebs,
of too many birthdays and graying hair,
I arrive in a bar from our days together,
body young and taut beneath that red hat
you gave me, breasts ripe with [...]