Monthly Archives: March 2017

On a Table

Fish head, well body minus the meat, filleted, with the guts hanging about scales, scraped and piled on the old boards, in the wet sand where the ever slightly running, spigot drips. And flies, sitting quietly on the intestines buzzing … Continue reading

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Sometimes California

I was disappointed to find out while the characters more or less came over intact, the formatting did not. So I am posting these poems as pictures. I started to say I hope you can read them. I would be … Continue reading

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Sale/Trade

Trade: poetry for hard work. Yes,   folk think writing poems hard, I dug ditches, nailed roofs, Florida sun, even sold used cars to sailors. Will trade for hard work: poetry.  

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Jerusalem, the Gnat

  The gnat, strained at, strained for, and through no strainer find   the truth. The whole world, it seems, spreads its tiny wings and flies, but flies gather. No tape I have.   Beastly flies upon beast and breast … Continue reading

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I Never really Spoke Spanish

I Never really Spoke Spanish   When I was a kid, because of the line of work I was in, I learned to say “boug-an-vi-ya”, and “es-pan-u-ate.” I was taught these words by a man who said “chimley” and “liberry” … Continue reading

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