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Craig Erick Chaffin

Rookie [C.E. Chaffin] (10/17/54 / Ventura, CA)

Poems of Craig Erick Chaffin

1. A Time to Weep 9/4/2008
2. At the Vietnam Memorial 4/5/2007
3. In Your Hands 10/26/2009
4. Last Poem of my 45th Year 10/15/2009
5. On the Anthropic Principle 9/4/2008
6. Outing 7/17/2014
7. Pawn 9/4/2008

Pawn

Pawn

My head is beaten like a sunflower,
bowed and haggard, brown petals hanging
like loose, carnivorous teeth, my face
a pale mosaic of shell-ends.

It wasn't the sun that did this, I tell myself,
whose radiation feeds each mouth, root, and field,

[Hata Bildir]