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New poems, mid-April to this morning

I wrote 12 poems in February of this year and 9 in March, which for me is a lot. To spur on further productivity, I decided last month to match and exceed February’s total, so in April I wrote 13 … Continue reading

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The case for misfortune

I never learn more about the world and myself than in the times when life has beaten me down and I don’t think I can go on. I don’t think this is particular to me. It is a human trait, … Continue reading

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In a silent darkness

A beam of light touches God’s hands. The cat snores in the corner. Single gunshot rings out in a silent darkness, like a proclamation. Unseen fingers turn crisp pages, commonplace words swirl in brisk celebratory winds like confetti. Days are … Continue reading

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A movable beast

We came with boxes which we set down like cornerstones, stacked up like shaky spinal columns we draped our new life over. In fine point marker, marked their contents, mapped fresh configurations, and stuffed them full of dusty confessions which … Continue reading

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Switching gears

So, I was going through my iTunes, noticing how many albums by a given artist I on average had. Here is a brief list of the artists with the most number of albums on my iTunes: The Beatles (11) Bob … Continue reading

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The girls

The girls of the 1920s were little more than willow wisps; all legs, arms, and torsos, only a motion of limbs and pale thin embodiment. Bowlers, and short hair, flapper dresses, boys at their sides, neon, satin, sequins, and utopian … Continue reading

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A row, your interrogator face

A row, your interrogator face and walk therapy. Too cold for massages and too dry for rain. Your excuses pile up; my excuses pile up. We’ve finished with this city before we’ve started. Sometimes I think about other girls. Sometimes … Continue reading

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