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Rwanda Suite: Basketball

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You make a wedding gift personal, see, otherwise you go on the register. I was new to weddings, so I'd looked it up, and even NPR said don't go on the register.

Bookstore Reading, Telegraph Ave, Berkeley

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There’s someone in the audience who is immolating himself Cutting his own leg over and over with a pen knife And groaning: “Oh God, oh God” And all I can think from up at the podium is This guy must absolutely hate these poems I am reading

Charlie Rose Interview With Jeff Spicoli, October 3, 2001

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Summer, finito

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one season slips into another

The Conversation

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It was always your body that told so much -- lips working some secret out

Hollywood

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I heard that Hollywood is remaking “Thelma and Louise” with Christina Ricci and that dark haired girl who worked on a show that plays on the television. I heard it either from the internet or from a dream. I thought about looking it up, but I don't…

Death's Honesty (5)

by Mathew Paust, posted 2 days ago 5555 views55 comments55 favs

“Man...I...I loved them!”

The hills above St Florent

by Neil McCarthy, posted 2 days ago 127127 views44 comments33 favs

Eighty years since we last leaned to the Right, we have already dug trenches in our head, built walls between skins and gods.

Any poem is possible

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I wrangle word juice from the Oxford American, sighing at photographs of blues musicians with solemn lakes for eyes.

Gravity as Destiny

by Gary Hardaway, posted 5 days ago 8383 views1313 comments88 favs

Falling// is something that comes quite naturally/ to puffed up things. Like the soufflé

Weeds

by Tim Young, posted 5 days ago 6565 views88 comments44 favs

on cd I make john hiatt does not smash perfectly good guitar

spate

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First Kiss

by Lorna Garano, posted 6 days ago 8282 views1111 comments77 favs

The feel of the lifeguard's tongue surprised me. It was like wet leather, not smooth, and it had an unexpected stiffness to it. When Susan and I practiced we kept our tongues to ourselves. I wasn't sure if this was because to French…

Meditation on a Pomegranate

by Samuel Derrick Rosen, posted Sep 19, 2016 7272 views66 comments66 favs

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Really,

by Gary Percesepe, posted Sep 18, 2016 152152 views88 comments44 favs

Like a blank rumor of/ice and smoke you worked on me

re·frac·tion

by Ed Higgins, posted Sep 17, 2016 8686 views55 comments44 favs

bassackward/in the surreal/bathroom mirror

A Debt No Honest Man Can Pay

by Bill Yarrow, posted Sep 16, 2016 146146 views1919 comments1414 favs

I'm sitting here listening to Nebraska and it's / breaking my heart



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