Stories tagged poet

Wild Dreams Of Reality, 3

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The following day, I was so nervous that I decided to have a drink to keep a lid on my nerves. It wasn't even noon yet. They say that's when you know it's getting bad, and that drinking has become a problem. But I hadn't gone out with anyone in over fi

Obituary for a Poet Heretic

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He sat on a leather couch in the nude, blew smoke rings shaped like wild animals and picked verses out of the thick air.


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. . was the earliest born of the not-so-great Pedantic Poets . . . . beleaguered by family financial crises that continued to the beginning of his life, he suffered periods of deep elation . .

Death of a Poet (but not yet)

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A half-dozen times, he had rebuffed the man’s request to read for him, until the poet accepted that Hugh was no soft touch, no touch at all.

Lunch @ Chili's Is On Dollar Bill

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"...Whatever happened to Perry Farrell, anyway?..."

True Or False For Dummies

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Some Gulf grunts bled burgundy; others, cherry red. It's not the viscosity, but a certainty ...

These 3 Flies Crawl Into A Star

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a happy bath time bubble that boils

The Execution

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Once metal is rotting, there is residue. Yes that is the color. Caput Mortum.

The Stream

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Wrinkling his brow, You’re nearly a woman now, he said. Major in science or math. Write poetry in your spare time.

My Day To Your Night.

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The weather is chilly here in discomfort The goose bumps raise their black flags I've never peered through domes of eternal bliss Those sleek enough, slide past me I seek the empty company in brown plastic bags, With only a few holes and a branded…

The Poet Reads

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If ever I read a poem aloud It will not be from a podium’s shelter


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I’ll sit up all night, I don’t mind. I don’t have to Go to work, Or Wake up early.


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I’ll sit up all night, I don’t mind. I don’t have to Go to work, Or Wake up early.

The Sound Of...

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What if Everything I have been doing Hasn’t been heard By anyone?

Another, Another, Another

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It’s just another Day where I feel tired, but I Don’t know why it’s so.