Monthly Archives: March 2009

open mic tomorrow, etc

Hey all, Sorry I haven’t posted anything in a while. That should change soon as I rework more of my older poems, and try to write and post new ones. Tomorrow (1 April) I’m reading at the Barefoot Coffee Roasters … Continue reading

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People party only when feeling their best or feeling their worst. When there is a victory or other particular joyous occasion, people will turn to one another and say, “Let’s go out and party!” But when life brings bad tidings … Continue reading

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The fruit that never was

Orchards once stretched for miles here; my mother would hide in the trees as a young girl and smoke secret cigarettes. The most fertile land on earth now yields only fertile minds and sterile suburbs. I yearn for the fruit … Continue reading

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We’re two blossoms on the same bare and lonesome branch

I tried to write a sestina for you but I didn’t like it; the words I selected had stood grumbling like party guests that didn’t get along. If a transmission is to be sent, it’s easiest to write unencrypted, spelled … Continue reading

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Philosophy is an examination and attempt at understanding of the multitudinous aspects, characters, and realities of existence, and poetry is an expression of that which philosophy examines.

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Stillborn empires

The luck of Charles the Bold for freeway fingers clutching at distant hills. I’m watching a city claw at the countryside like a man sinking in quicksand, pulling up large handfuls of brush and young trees as it searches for … Continue reading

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The whole point to humanity

The earth is some glass bottle spinning eternally in the cold and roiling waves of the sea of the Universe.

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