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A 1960’s Northern Town

fading back the years, to Friday-paid dirt-nailed stand-up straight-razor guys, smoke-stenched beer-drenched, immersed in Willy Dixon’s words strung like wire barbed across their hearts; lost in deep resonances of factory-line steam-hammers raw and edged like John Lee Hooker’s “BOOM…BOOM…BOOM “, … Continue reading

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Coffee Table

Giant, glossy, glamorous coffee table magazines, with those portraiture pictures that capture those ” just so ” glances, contemplative meditative, with that pristine air of purposeful confidence, of a knowing what lies ahead; and the apparel just so, the complexion … Continue reading

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A Pile of Words x2

Of Words A Pile   They say poetry some, is of  pile words a just, rhymed not or whether, general which of in, jot don’t a give they, are are they what words but, shudder ears and reluctant though, they … Continue reading

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Manuscript Found in an Antique Dresser

Words etched in time, fade even as I gaze at them, wondering who wrote them? when were they written? who were they written for? and that final question that even History cannot answer; were the words ever read by anyone … Continue reading

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Lakota

  The bitter dusts of war the bitter dusts of famine, pierce men’s skins swirling in their hearts with a coyote chorus of forgotten words, forgotten peace; The Winds of corpses and the Winds of souls, howl with their forgotten … Continue reading

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I, Camera

There is in the photograph you’re holding someone taking a snapshot of someone else posing for someone else’s camera – who’s being photographed by somebody taking a picture to post online, and in turn is getting snapped by others taking … Continue reading

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Night Listener

Listening to faltering surreal broadcasts serenading another Summer equinox, the composition’s title eludes him, Miles;haunting contemplative succinct flags down thoughts mimicking melancholy, Gil Goggins’ circumspect piano embedded in the spent day’s residue receding like the listener’s reverie broken by random … Continue reading

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