Monthly Archives: April 2016

Fall And All

“This sun is beating down too hot, too early. Can’t you see how this new spring is fooling the trees? They like it at first, unfurling their leaves in premature green, then July hits and they think it’s September. It’s … Continue reading

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All Is Quiet On The Western Storefront

This storefront is a magnet For the rambunctious Who fly in through the front doors Like grenades from the streets Skidding onto the worn carpet. Exploding in various ways Usually as a question “Can I charge my phone?” I direct … Continue reading

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Seeking The Ultimate Mismatch

My clothes, bunched in a pile Hiding inside wicker, A fragile basket After a cleansing wash And a bout with tumble dry Wanting to be rid of all dirt Smells, and experiences Of the last week Or any week’s past … Continue reading

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Through The Light Years

We point our radio telescopes Up into the heavens Poking our ears into The mufflers of galaxies Hoping to find rhythm….of The thumping imperceptible Voodoo chant of God or At least a steamy pagan planet With a crack of ice … Continue reading

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Anger Management

There is a subtle anger Underneath the crust That carries a tilted scale. Existing, Even among those who smile Offering friendliness. A false melodic whistle….who, Not by the challenge of wise years, Takes the path of simplification…to Create a dry … Continue reading

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Lukewarm

Your lover’s voice sounds like water Pounding upon rocks Filled to the brim with Polemics and counterpoints Swift, stabbing, centered Overcoming your line of defense Which was a fake calmness….that Has always been easily shook up Forcing you downstream As … Continue reading

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