My Ancestry DNA Results Came In

My Ancestry DNA Results Came In

Poem by Fred LaMotte ​My Ancestry DNA results came in.Just as I suspected, my great great grandfatherwas a monarch butterfly.Much of who I am is still wriggling under a stone.I am part larva, but part hummingbird too.There is dinosaur tar in my bone marrow.My golden...

Seduced By Stone: The Moist Work of Grief

Seduced By Stone: The Moist Work of Grief

As someone who has been tasked in this world as an incurable wailer, I journey into the moist realms grief nearly everyday of my life. There is no way that I could avoid noticing how erotic a good grief-session can be. Take this poem for example---- Seduced By...

A Real Rosary:  Step by Step

A Real Rosary: Step by Step

Did you know that rosaries get their name because they are traditionally made of, well....ROSES! Imagine that! And to think--most of us assumed that all rosaries are made of plastic beads. Today there are certain orders of nuns in the Catholic tradition who still...