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Scratch

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'That November I washed my hair with rabbit's blood -"

Belonging

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Don’t eat your lunch here For this is where the monsters sit.

Love Letters

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I saw your soul like flesh through négligée, enigma moulding treasure from okay.

Role

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The pieces of bread dipped us humans in cheese, the cheese made by cows from our milk.

A Caregiver's Homage To The Very Old

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When you take her grocery shopping take a list and make her stick to it as she forgets and duplicates a lot She is also very generous and will insist on buying you something I think she cannot live without fresh flowers or plants that are bl

Countdown

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I’m twenty eight years old, and I am dying.

Stretch Marks

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Stretch marks part my heart, stretch marks part my body.

A Girl's Legs Stirring The Air

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A girl’s legs stirring the air up behind his back as he lies between her thighs stirring the air repetitively like a sea anemone stirring the water to feed the soul, the hunger between the legs and arms for new life, stirring up

Pigeons Having Sex On An Air Conditioner In New York

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“The place is great” we told the rental agent “except for one thing “Pigeons are nesting on the air conditioner in the bedroom window “At 7 a.m. the pigeons were having sex on the air conditioner “They started getting r

Their Nipples

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The soft twin winds of peace and harmony flow through your nipples It is not milk that gives such flow but the whiff of life’s spirit, the wind of poetry the renewal and the silence of the love you give me I suck like a new

portraiture

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We all build portraits, meaning we all try to encapsulate and thus punctuate time. Why? Because, who among us can swallow eternity whole?

Fall Of The Twin Towers

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Sitting at an outside table at the Bassett Café on West Broadway, I remember, in the background always the Twin Towers behind me in the photographs from that time And the sparrows in New York, bolder than anywhere working over the scrap

Noah's Ark, NYC

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Two by two they come walking down 7th Ave girl with girl boy and girl boy and boy two pigeons strolling side by side two robins two crows walking stiffly like two pieces of anthracite coal two spiders two dogs sniffing each oth

Transition

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The dying boy laydressed in a white robe,his body half-reclinedhe wore giant crucifixand smiled for the camerapale yellow skinand head shornlong thin armsplucked full by i.v.'she smiled this dayand smiled all days after,believing he recoveredWhen they laid him downlowered…

little incidence - (haiku love series - #1)

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you choose to be mine when you take hold of my hand - silently, i'm yours