Face The Dirt

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This Small Skull Once Belonged

I have never felt connected to anything, not even my own body. I am trying  to...

kindled, a fire no more to burn

and i can not be,  here, not tonight,  a dying vine,  these memories 

Clichés

Time is money isn’t everything in it’s place and a place for everything counts count your blessings and don’t count your chickens...

Snippet of a Man Talking About His New Television Set

So I was walking around the store, just out grabbing a few things for the house and I just happened to wander...

My story

I wonder why it is by all accounts that what I’ve arranged is as yet fixedwhen night makes up for lost time...

You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar

Grandma said, “you catch more fliesWith honey than with vinegar”I wondered...She herself was vinegarShe never made sweet thingsOr said sweet wordsWas she...

Walking Dogs in an Illinoisan Fall

We used to walk local shelter dogs in the fall.One of them had to stop every few yards to pee. We didn’t mind,...

Turnaround

One hundred and eightyDegree turnaroundMade several timesIn one lifetime— From numbers runner and burglarBreaking into mansions of moneyed White...

Bukowski, again

oh holy poetic father your long skinny soul scrawled across the backs of thousands of naked spines and how each drop of battery acid dripped from the dots in the...

beneath the apple blossoms

and this time you slipped as a raindrop through the clouds of my forgetfulness to fall like the thought of a forming leaf wearing that dress i remember and...

human tweeting

going through your instagram feed desperately trying to reconstruct your history artfully revealing yourself through clever angles and snapchat filters.  what happens...

Result Of The Utterance

Every single thing that is alive communicates. All that lives from bees to trees, harmonyfrom root and branch to...
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