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Fall Ballet

A voice tumbles out of a secret wind; there is no shelter. Darkness settles like a friend; exquisite blanket. A boy trembles in a doorway, waiting. Siren wails somewhere deep in the city. No sun today can break the certainty … Continue reading

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Redline

She stares at me without looking, without even knowing she stares and me at the bottom of the stairs waiting for a moment, for a second hand minute to ring the bell and rain will fall again if not sooner … Continue reading

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Medication Junkyard

It’s a game I’m pretty good at; take a bite, find the delight, crave it and just try to walk away. You’ll cry all day and night and finally cave and there is always another doctor, another friend to lend … Continue reading

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Passage of Minute Empires

Dynasties that have blossomed and fallen in the course of today, relegated now to internal history lessons and the oversight of a less-than-generous gatekeeper, they lie smoldering or overgrown or crumbling, over-serious empires that came to see themselves as righteous … Continue reading

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Ticking

Terminal, a place to wait for the ride – a river hard and wide, come on: juxtapose the poetry with the prose – you matter in the pan and the fire and you matter after (thus the laughter) so quit … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

My father sang deep sometimes when the radio played certain songs; he liked steak women and winning, he liked to be liked, sold cars and the notion that somewhere out there was the remedy to a malady he could never … Continue reading

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Postage Due

Opening the day as though a package from some unknown sender, careful curious tender as the perforation tears and the sound travels to unknown destinations. As the envelope opens, contents become clear still no resolution, no understanding of what’s inside … Continue reading

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