September 13-19, 2010: Keith Moul and Rick Belden

Keith Moul
keithrmoul@gmail.com
 

 

Bio (auto)

My work has appeared for more than 40 years in the US and Canada; more recently in Britain and Australia I was born in St Louis, but lived mainly in the Pacific Northwest My schooling includes a Phd I now live in the picturesque coastal and border town of Blaine, several hundred feet from Canada.

The following work is Copyright © 2010, and owned by Keith Moul and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.


In The Air 

Mozart, unlike any sound, any name Unerring equivalence Take it to any bank
Then back he comes, new and rich,
with friendly sounds completely in accord,
with none of those jealousies
famous among woodwinds
Funny that so many sounds fit,
so many fitting sounds, that place
doesn’t enter into them; like an intruder
at the door, place comes with hard knuckles
banging; there is no need, here,
in the air, with Mozart.

 

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Rick Belden

 

rbweb@rickbelden.com

 

Bio (auto)

Rick Belden is the author of Iron Man Family Outing: Poems about Transition into a More Conscious Manhood Iron Man Family Outing is widely used in the United States and internationally by therapists, counselors, and men’s groups as an aid in the exploration of masculine psychology and men’s issues, and as a resource for men who grew up in dysfunctional, abusive, or neglectful family systems Rick lives in Austin, TX To see more of his work, go to http://rickbelden.com and http://blog.rickbelden.com.

The following work is Copyright © 2010, and owned by Rick Belden and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.

 

party girl dance

party girl dance
across the pacific
eyes and lips so fresh and heavy
only one way to make a living
running backwards
through the boneyard.

sitting with me
going nowhere
momentary heat connection
somewhat real and
somewhat fake
intersecting intersections
flashing lights in
frozen lake.

party girl
needs a husband
party boy
needs to last
both of us are underwater
both of us are
fading fast.