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Plant Me

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If you find the place they forgot to bomb send me a hot pink postcard. The planet is only so big. We're already dipping our heels into the waters without wanting to become true believers, miserable followers. The bedtime stories will have to…

masters of their trade

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vampires seem never to be victims of drought . . .


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I went to the lake,to our spot. there were daffodils there.i smiled at that, then cried a want to hear something funny?they scare me. they are so, so yellow.they screamed caution.I almost kept walking, but the sun is out, and I am…

Paws in Snow

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I suppose I'm getting nostalgic. The white landscape is suddenly interlacing with my reverie. I must return just for the memory of Blizzie. Faint paw prints in the snow-covered trail. It was walking along a lake, at the foot of a…

Miss Snipsnap

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A poem about a hairdresser. Published in Ambit

Weed Fire

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Wind was a sorry excuse for force

Apollo (2/2 - sections 3-5)

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III. Through wheelwind crypts of mystery, through…

Napomo 17: April 13 - 18

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Bones consolidate with age. The fleshy/ bits of body follow by wrinkling and/ spreading outward, appearing to expand.

Hands of a City

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On the usefulness of hands.

Excerpt (Writing With Wine)

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Damn, I joke with myself, who was the fucking idiot that bought this cheap bottle of red wine?


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On the febrile edge

the morality of pens: a sonnet

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poets can kill, or at least they once could:/ perhaps poems tamed us, if they are any good.

Deadly duel: Blow v. Teach

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At last, we learn if Blow has the cojones to fight.

Diamonds in the Fog

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A terza rima


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I write poems.


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A feeling of warm wetness all over her body - milk, blood, tears. She might have a shower to wash the maternity smell off her. The baby…


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It isn't for you to know

When the wind/sky really is God

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and all the trees are holding/their limbs up in prayer/and rain is mating with soil

Squirrels Just Wanna Have Fun

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“Emma,” I said, “will you quit staring? What about the meatpacker’s hope for his daughter?” I asked. “Have you even thought about that?” “Once you get off the moon, maybe,” she said “Honestly, after so much lamb and schwarma I could go for a

Arcana Magi Zero Arc 3 - c.1

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Kenichi the boar arrived from the forest with the other elders. The police officers stepped back, awed by these large nature creatures.

Apollo (1/2 - sections 1 and 2)

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Apollo …

Christ walks the streets of Venice

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Christ walks the streets of Venice,/has long since become a regular . . .

The Lost Clouds

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This is a nice illusion, here with you. The world Is meant to fill your eyes. You remind me of Everything right now. This is a nice illusion, here with You. It's all morning light. The wind playing with your Hair lifts my spirits, too. Seagulls…

Manliness!! *urp*

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It starts on the Fallopian Speedway


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In the quiet dark, fathers reappear.

Napomo 17: April 7-12

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The drinking will continue/ until morale improves


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One night while in rehab I had a dream that I worked as a violin maker in Salzburg.

Avoid Anything With an Ism

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Communism Capitalism Gism or Gysm, either way Avoid anything with an Ism Catholicism Botulism Socialism Skepticism If its got an Ism in it Avoid it, okay? (Advice for our newborn daughter) Avoidalism is okay Though So you c


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From words to meaning― how complicated it is.

Greet Death

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where are you now?