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Poem #15 Sulking World Leader

The world leader is sulking in his Parisian hotel room While his colleagues wade in the rain Remembering Europe once set the stage For the deadliest combat in history. The…

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Poem #17 Milk

  We needed milk this morning So I put on my coat and walked to the Zee Mart Assaulted on contact by the smells Of fried chicken, stale gasoline, old…

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Poem #20-Acrostic

  Gentler than we deserve, Reality still shocks with its Adherence to the basic rules of life on This planet. Every body’s trajectory has the same Fulsome approximation, which is…

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Poem #14 Why I Can’t Enjoy Hitchcock Any More

I was always drawn to the tiny girls. Soshanna wore her hair pulled back, but only the top part Kira Lishka was pale as a white rabbit Karen Average was…

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Poem #16 Beauty

  I want always to be useful. But today, I spent thousands of dollars on a mission to straighten my teeth Which provides no use at all. The teeth work…

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Poem #12-Come Gather Round (Really it’s a song, see video)

Woke up this morning with my mind already gone Nothing but bad news on the table It seems so important to have hope in these times But I’m unable, I’m…

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Poem #13–A Council of Guitars

There’s a muscle in my back Left trapezoid, north of the rhomboid That never relaxes. It’s the muscle that can’t stop grabbing for the guitar. “There, there, there!” I show…

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Poem #11: Get Back in the Ring

Let me take you behind the scene Where the people live on another screen Well, we all love screens, And confuse them for the truth. We have no reason to…

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#10 Norway Maple

Our daughter said, this morning, “Oh, look at how fast the yellow leaves are falling from the Norway Maple!” You said, “If we all blew on them, down they’d go.”…