Podcast: What is Jersey City?
All Things Hudson County
June 28, 2017
John T. Trigonis
Unknown the known - red-blue dimensions yield
unfinished violets; a billion frowns beget
one funeral dirge to accent supernovas melting
promises faster than immortality?
In the center of it all, the Loneliest Man sips a coke,
assesses his empire once marqueed by
June 12, 2017
Suede-draped sphinxes mounting warfare on
bleeding stars while swirling circus cosmos
swirls on, cabarated with wisemen
bearded by darkest grey.
March 27, 2017
because we are
apparent in our transparency,
windows seeking landscapes to face,
so that students, soon-to-be sages,
March 20, 2017
She was the kind of girl who deserved
a matching set of luggage,
that’s for sure.
The way she moved in quiet whispers,
the grinding halt of her Philips head eyes
screwed tightly on the “Departures.”
She moved like a machine,
stainless and steel, with a nose that could
March 6, 2017
It’s the way blueberry stains your every word,
how yellow taxis decipher the subtext
amidst quiet dialogs of night and moonlight that
I find myself beguiled, awash in summertime’s
Slip N Slide, badminton strokes against deepest
embraces no orchestrated candlelight
February 27, 2017
To echo salience, writing handbooksdemand you declare a chiasmus, so by the timethe Word hooks Its first syllable to your ear, you are It, and It is You,
February 21, 2017
and you weren’t prepared to live and let live tonight…
Stirred, not shaken, I demand, truth serum smug.
February 14, 2017
There are grinds in my coffee,
lost souls in my soup
alive and well in the Paris
we left behind.
February 5, 2017
She tried to sell me on a $9 salad bar when all I needed
was a bowl of the 4-Star’s finest
yankee bean soup to fill me up enough so I could
pack a pint of Blue Moon––only one ‘cause
I’m a not-so-proud member of the “Lightweight Club”
seated at the head of the “Cheap Date Ta...
January 30, 2017
Hold up your asp, Cleopatra––
I’ve something more to say.
frost-skewed tree branches
barking under our own insignificance.
Our Actium was lost long before the war.
I don’t know where I’ll go, though I
know this leaf-lain portico well enough.
I’ll take my place,...
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