B H Fairchild

(1942 - / Houston, Texas.)

B H Fairchild Poems

1. Body And Soul 1/1/2004
2. Thermoregulation In Winter Moths 1/1/2004
3. The Art Of The Lathe 1/1/2004
4. Motion Sickness 1/1/2004
5. Song 1/1/2004
6. Angels 3/6/2012
7. Early Occult Memory Systems Of The Lower Midwest 3/6/2012
8. Flight 3/6/2012
9. The Deposition 3/6/2012
10. The Problem 3/6/2012
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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