In a room of gold, I am

The parade of beautiful
boys and women

have long since gone.
Along with the letters

and packets
of photographs.

G. read my cards:

tarot, through the white, pink
static of the television set.

Child, he said,
you are a bone.

You must leave

burn it all down
to the ground.

In the Polish black and white film
I sit inside the parked white sedan,

disguised as a boy
in oversized black

slacks, white tank, and pale pink
satin bomber jacket.

My …

Were California and Poland Separated at Birth?

The Golden State’s Long-Lost Twin Is Much Farther East Than Texas or New York

California, I’d like to introduce you to the sister you never knew you had.

Her name is Poland.

No joke.

I see by the look on your face, California, that you are …

Our Dream Cup

For Three Weeks, Poland is the Center of Europe

We’re soccer crazy here in Wroclaw, where our city government has done nothing but “get ready for the Euro Cup” for years. Even the colleges let out a month early …