B H Fairchild

(1942 - / Houston, Texas.)

B H Fairchild Poems

1. Old Men Playing Basketball 7/2/2015
2. The Problem 3/6/2012
3. The Deposition 3/6/2012
4. Flight 3/6/2012
5. Early Occult Memory Systems Of The Lower Midwest 3/6/2012
6. Angels 3/6/2012
7. Song 1/1/2004
8. Motion Sickness 1/1/2004
9. The Art Of The Lathe 1/1/2004
10. Thermoregulation In Winter Moths 1/1/2004
11. Body And Soul 1/1/2004
Best Poem of B H Fairchild

Body And Soul

Half-numb, guzzling bourbon and Coke from coffee mugs,
our fathers fall in love with their own stories, nuzzling
the facts but mauling the truth, and my friend's father begins
to lay out with the slow ease of a blues ballad a story
about sandlot baseball in Commerce, Oklahoma decades ago.
These were men's teams, grown men, some in their thirties
and forties who worked together in zinc mines or on oil rigs,
sweat and khaki and long beers after work, steel guitar music
whanging in their ears, little white rent houses to return to
where their wives complained about ...

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