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An Egyptian Fall

Three squirrel call my yard home, I name them Taw, Khon, At – They require little tact, just seed and corn, and to be left alone. They tend to acorns, nuts, seem to have time enough to pause, read the … Continue reading

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Nimrod’s Lips

Broken. All my words broken. Asunder and cracking. A slinger hurling stone against my forehead, Breaking me. I had one language; and this I began to do: Nothing was restrained from me, which I had imagined to do. Now, my … Continue reading

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Dead Loving Office

A mail carrier, a postie, a letter carrier Walked into a bar. Smittie wiped his rag slowly down the bar, one eye on the newcomer, the other in the mirror, debating how he’d parted his hair that morning. (It had … Continue reading

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Oh, Oppressive (for Augusto Boal)

You hit me / like Boal / hit women. My love. Imagine my surprise.

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Some Growth

Midnight. The minute hand clicks to the right, underscores the hour. Outside second story┬átenement, a car passes through puddles, beams of light passing over bedroom walls, ceiling. The tick tock of the clock. The scratching of the mice. 3 am. … Continue reading

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The Master Stroke Against the Memoir

Who do I admire? Who inspires, teaches me – who blows my perceptions apart and offers ┬áme new ones? Not confessional writers. I don’t find memoirs, or poetry that’s purely about the poet, all that interesting. A Winged Dream was … Continue reading

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