The Untranslatable: Tsundoku

By Thomas Page The Untranslatable This is a series of poems of words that do not directly translate into English. I have tried to capture the essence of the word in a poem.   A paper menagerie bound in colors Without a definite name in crayon Sits idly with many universes Numerous as neurons Unknown … Continue reading The Untranslatable: Tsundoku

“Zombie Thomas”

By Thomas Page I can’t help myself whenever I hear people taking Because it normally is too good to pass up. People love to have private conversations Loudly in public for all to hear. Like a groundling, I fervently pretend to not listen to passing moments Which I will never encounter again.   I heard … Continue reading “Zombie Thomas”

Shopping, Book Exchange, Alliterations Available

By Thomas Page “Shopping” The parking lot is full of them— Christmas Maenads—desperately Trying to park their Subarus, Fords, or whatever crossovers Popular these days. I’m almost Hit by them trying to reverse Into a lucrative spot near The Amish Market. Pure madness. “Book Exchange” This shouldn’t be as stressful as It is. It’s just … Continue reading Shopping, Book Exchange, Alliterations Available