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For a country as a number

Lasting contributions of our fathers to mankind: iPods, and high definition flatscreen televisions; Bluetooth headsets and hybrid gas & electric automobiles; iPhone apps, and dual-core computer processors… As if we would die were our fingers to stop; as if the … Continue reading

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Linea Libra

Your skin is a transmission; a message speaking of days spent at the easel and loves that touched you. A small silhouette sits on the cover of your bookish back. I can read your name in the notches of your … Continue reading

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A girl in the hand is worth two under the table

I can depend on my mother’s charity and the stupidity of mankind… Relying on the tides to rise and recede and the birds to chirp and the squirrels to nibble noisily on things sitting in the branches of some tree … Continue reading

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I will smash them

I’ll smash these fingers to pieces and saw these hands off my arms. They are petty jewels of an unworn and undeserved crown. They are the vestiges of a lost name. They are vestigial. They have proven themselves redundant, they … Continue reading

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