TCR Holiday Special 1998

Kevin Pilkington


Kevin Pilkington
Kevin Pilkington Kevin greets us from the streets of Times Square during the holiday season.  Join us as several people gather round to hear an excerpt of A Christmas Poem, from his book Spare Change.


from A Christmas Poem    Click to hear RealAudio

. . .Show me once more
how you filled my hands
with a purpose I never found
standing, and why quiet groans
worth keeping can never
be touched with tongues.

The slide of your lips on mine
keeps the distance between us moist.
So come back and slowly
move your fingertips up my legs
until I am hard again
with the passion of stone.

Besides, Christmas is in two
days and it looks like snow.



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