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Dog Years

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Already my back aches

Mel Brooks Eats Crispy Bacon

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Gorillas with Picassos form charcoal memories Van Gogh leaves his legacy in forgotten fields Astrologers approach the sea of false jealousies And Mel Brooks eats crispy bacon


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It was on the Fake News today, Oh boy They built a bridge from Alaska to Siberia Called the Bridge Over Troubled Waters Instead of a wall And Putin came riding bareback on a pink flamingo Into the White House and renamed it The White Horse,


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I wonder how many crumbs he can drop to make a cookie, whole, so I can relax a little and throw out the self help books about how I'm not right in the motherfucking head,

Maria Salome

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It is not her beauty which strikes me.It is not her smile for nothing at all which blinds me.It is not her fate to have been born on the 22ndof October's, 1932 attached to the name of Salomeduring the great depression and beingleft an orphan at age five which kills me.It is…

The Atheist of Mirrors

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Don't mistake my eyes for supplication. My invisibility is your nightmare.

Seven Haiku for Sad and Scary Times

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The Cheshire grinning/ moon cups itself to capture/ Venus should she fall.


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we all reach a junction

Not Lao-tzu's Yellow Brick Road, i - xvi

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your head heavy with your struggling soul, can you wrap your arms around the One?

Another Poem About the Moon

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And us, like a giant eye looking back, plotting

TV's Where It's At.

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So much of daily life in that house entailed keeping your mouth shut out of *guilt*.

the dead bird

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Blackbeard's Blood

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I don’t care if they find the damned place. I don’t care one fucking bit.


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But I can't help it./I am alive./Therefore, I die over/and over again/over nothing.


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A tiny story, 55 words, just enough to fit on a . . .


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It's a solid gray picture on my glass slidingdoor today, but I still admire everything about it.The Sunday branches barely being touched by the cautiouslyapproaching light winds, just enough to give a sweetsoft motion to the overcast waking skies, if…

from Tsalmaveth

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Anastomose my veins to / yours so we may / share // a dream pooled between us

Moon collar

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I don't think dogs like to die with the pack. The smell of them rotting brings trouble in the wild,

The Angel Closes the Rain

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I may have gone A little soft in the brain But I swear I still see it The angel closes the rain Even God has to refrain From causing us pain When the angel closes the rain So the angel closes the rain At the end of time The angel mus

Micromanaged Truth

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Let your father stay through that dinner when his mistress needed him, while your mother was on the verge.


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It was a lover’s dark. They had been talking for hours when daylight lost interest and had gone elsewhere for sport.

Fear the Future: 25 Brief Tales in Various Keys of Woe, Fear, and Loathing

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The three were up early to await the deer with rifles, ammunition, and coffee.

Cattle Crossing

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"You wantin' one of them kittens? If we can't give 'em away we're gonna drown 'em. We got too many."

juvenile haiku

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leaves of a season/float into a brook among/bubbles fit to burst.

Thumbing For a Ride

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Here comes my speed dealer he's riding shotgun in the open

Froggy Went A-Picketin'

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Feb 8

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Call it a spell or a prayer or a ritual; it worked.

Sex & Love Addicts Anonymous

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Liz spied the box of Kleenex right away. She sat down at the chair closest to the Kleenex.

Lover's Spat

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“You haven’t been listening, have you.”

A House in Tyre

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