Jim Ellis writes training manuals for a living and love poets of many different eras and cultures - Transtromer, Olds, Dickinson, Milosz, Swir, Zagajewski, Jacobsen are dear to him. He has published in many small mags including Pig Iron, Zillah, Comstock Writers, Kaleidoscope Review, and Lilliput Review.

No One Else Knows It

No one else knows it.
The seeds spill into the stream.
You are flowering.

Married Flirting

Last night I told her I had a load of 10 days of sperm in my balls.
She said it was more like 3.
I told her it might have been 3 for her but it had been at least 7 for me.