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Rain Song

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Feelin’, feelin’ good, down-fallin’ down/rain, rain, rain came today,/wet alfresco alchemy

December 1, 2016

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Polite society will cheer/ as another body is discovered// and disposed of. The cheers/ will drown out the gasps

Breaking Point

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I can do the hot coals, no problem. Or, your love, eyes closed. Or your sneer, spank, suffering, resentment, rejection.

Alessandra Leaving

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As one prepared so long for this occasion/ In full control of ruins time bestows/ Do not make a coward’s explanation/ Do not stoop to anything so low.

Our Own

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The world is upon us. The only thing that matters Now is if you are willing to be seen. Many moths Will be hidden by simply gathering on the bark Of the one tree, but this will not sustain you if you Do not also have the courage to flee…

$5 K a Day

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We are all in big trouble. Here's some fiction to let your soul experience the beast.

Mike

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“Hi, I'm Mike, and I don't wanna work ... Wanna play foos?”

The Discovery of Infinity

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Infinity occurs as an afterthought, for discoverers like Columbus as for countries like America.

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Then I am in Washington DC impersonating an accountant.

Man In The Blue Scooter

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Death's Honesty (12)

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All-important sex scene? Getting closer, getting closer--still in foreplay

bloodletting and the strobe of hearts

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the injured color wheel of the world

After the Poison

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I've measured out our time togethersealed it in airtight bottlesthe one labeled 1998 kept closelike smelling saltsOne whiff a camphor waking memaking me high on the idea of usputting blinders on your infidelitiesdouble vodkas and damaging wordsAnd when that isn't enoughI…

The Abandoned Shoe Project

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It’s the unfinished sentences Of the children on our refrigerators That worry me the most It’s the Fake News It’s all the people Living in their shopping carts Without shoes It’s the abandoned shoe On the street And the Abandoned S

Breath for Nick Cage

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But El Roy Never listen no so

November Odds

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The stars align against us. Lines of force/ collaborate to push us off the edge/ into the dark abyss we’ve joked about.

Notel Nobel

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That was before Cohen died. Castro died. Castro Died should be a title by Samuel Beckett. Once I nearly went out to buy a bass clarinet just for the purpose of playing along with Leonard Cohen.

Joseph

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There is a dead factory. It sits on the tip of a small piece of land which extends into a forgotten lake, like a giant dirty-inked thumb pressed against a faded blue sheet of paper.

Remember to Sing

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“Not all the birds are to be trusted, and there are other spies more evil than they are.” —J.R.R.Tolkien This may well be your own about time to walk out that comfortable front door forever. Nothing will ever …

unbearable

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death like the lobby of a hotel/ you were just leaving/ or a well-lit room/ you could enter at will/ better than beauty

“Yo Donnie, Hawyadoon?”

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“Fine, Tony, fine. I'm brilliant . How many times have I got to tell you my name is Donald now. All the time you're with that disgusting, “Donnie,” a grammar school name. Get some class. You own the matzo factory now. You're not just another…

Cape Charles

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"ain't hardly got a lick o' crabs today"

Our Time in San Francisco

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“I love you,” he said. I imagined him falling off a cliff.

D Evil in the D

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when the devil dies he divides enough evil for everybody

Black Widow: (Conclusion)

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—You must be joking, he laughed.

Going Back in Time: Song

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If we go back in time We are living in tents If we go back in time We are living in caves We are fighting over rivers We are fighting over fields Near the soft edges of slime If we go back in time Nothing would have us And we had t

Wonkie Eye

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The bad optical, crossed or dead or lazy or stray

Arcana Magi Pure Vol.7 - c.3

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After the Cooking Club and Sayako formerly introduced themselves, they all stood before the sisters, listening to their story. Ren took a puff of his pipe as Ayane pressed her hand over her chest and Sayako took short breaths as her heart raced.

The Passed Away

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Died is forever. Passed away/ Is ambiguous. Dead isn’t/ polite.

Stay. Sit. Listen.

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There is a small church in the south of Italy, with a stained-glass window depicting the sister of John The Baptist.