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50K MS (b)

A world away, kindred spot, hurricanes known by their real name: Death.   cool blue morning on decaying balconies-   plates of Trump approving Barbecue, fish that I wish not to know of what it approves-   there is no … Continue reading

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Refugee

(or cheap motel with Emily Dickinson, Mississippi Gulf Coast) The brain tired in its track runs stops and starts, though a splinter through a tree I persist.   Brain tired in groove willing death the body lives and struggles- busted-knuckles-bad-coffee- … Continue reading

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It is the Age

poets die, rock stars began to perish long ago there are no parents we are the grownups no one listens to us. We who have missed our mark wait only and mark the disappearances. Like a counting film played backwards: … Continue reading

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There was a Hospital

It sat out on the grasslands low and long, a wing to each side doctors and staff at leisurely pace   Not the stinking butchers we have here who chop off pieces for a dollar or two   kind chunky … Continue reading

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How I Forgot to Write Poetry

I don’t know what words mean too tired to write poems.   You work! Work is easy, hardly matters.   Don’t remember words noticing length of lines.   Notice shapes in fire, cannot smell smoke genetic disposition e-n-e in the … Continue reading

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The Challenge

Poem, home, cardboard box. Miami, nights aren’t too cold Though a few February nights air nears freezing as do I.   A dirty blanket flecked with waste, vomit, spilled food, dirt, grease from the ground sturdy box mashed in places, … Continue reading

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Cottonmouth Boy

Hershey kiss tattoos up both arms, eats cowboy bread, hums a bar of Red River Valley before losing the tune,   then says “red lights are just lights that used to be yellow.”   He has no bars around his … Continue reading

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