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Layers

Four rednecks wash a 4×4 at 9 pm, 1 block over a short Guatemalan flies north on his bike.   A homeless couple share love in the liquor store parking lot, her street walker skirt pulls high as she stretches … Continue reading

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This is Manchester

the arena Damascus street Cypriot shore flags gored the living and dead “Wait a minute tell you (ah) Bang, bang, bang, bang, bang, bang, bang”   forever ash in mouth, your baby dead, another barrel bombed in Syria, pointless political … Continue reading

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The Count

As a boy I counted years And soon Dreamed of How many novels I would write   I remember the braided rug reading comics grandma read obits I wondered why   Then truck driver father counts dollars kids grow up, … Continue reading

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What We Were Before

stand now listen pain ignorance stupidity poets, priests and punks spray array   oncoming high beam verses, rhymes, not, especially not I am, was nothing if not not   decades careful word order splash throw out like fish water like … Continue reading

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They Don’t Howl No More

I saw the greatest words of my generation wasted, strunked and white wrung out with punctuation dying a slow txtng death   Used in minor+myopic+ progressive+political+positions, smoking unfiltered vowels and whoring themselves out to uniformly avante garde literary publishers.   … Continue reading

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Dear Morning Bring Me an Ironing Board

No need for an iron to press my shirt Only tea, with milk I do not drink small room six people dress eat pop tarts and tie shoes   America is always late hurry, don’t forget your books I’ll have … Continue reading

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From Some Tree this Hidden Calf (trying to escape Poe’s Raven)

  Waits and bleats and shadows brown dappled in darkness I hear it call   a cry, but a cry without hope in the tradition of a beast, whose ancestors know only slaughter.   There is surely a rope or … Continue reading

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