Category Archives: Poetry

Megalomania

Ha ha, you braggadocio, you blatherskite and swaggerer, with your brains balanced on the head of a pin and your paltry butt cheeks puckered tight behind the bunched fabric of your pantaloons. I see you! Ensconced in your rhetoric, your … Continue reading

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Thinking of Dying

The fins are off and the hook is embedded, it is frightening to be caught. Tears behind a closed door and a jaw locked on grudges. Who takes away the urge to die, the thought that death would be welcome? … Continue reading

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The Alluring Avenue of Rage

The world knows how your heart pounds and your jaw clenches, how tightly your fingers curl into the sinewy guts of a balled fist.Rage, old friend, comes to visit with his hat perched jauntily upon his head, and most of … Continue reading

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What Could You Possibly Say?

Wings are broken, legs are hobbled and you won’t look. You have your eyes locked upon a slippery shimmering silver lining. They say: Look at the bright side. And you try your best because you’re the optimist. They say: Namaste … Continue reading

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Blue Upon Blue

The world may be your oyster, I am swallowed by it until every sigh or sullen wish becomes a nebulous sign in a foreign sky. It is in that world, blue upon blue, that light dazzles only briefly, spent as … Continue reading

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dandelion brine

Her confession turns your face to ash and starches up your collar too tight it is around your small throat as she begins to holler. It’s woody white roots tonight for you and maybe even tomorrow it’s dandelion brine and … Continue reading

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Francis (The Woman Who Bucked the Bronco)

No one will remember her and that is why I speak her name. Francis Farmer. Hollywood saw a Hit dragged from the cranium of one of their own, and so invented a fairy tale so that seats would be filled, … Continue reading

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Peddler

Each town wears the faces he knows so well. They come to him, puffy and pink with eagerness, their hands like platters of gold. They come, too, sharp and shadowed with greed, and the wares they seek are stark as … Continue reading

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Little Red Spiders

She stands in a silent field, a whiskey coat with a blaze on her nose, hooves pawing the soft wet ground. Beyond her the hills teem with many legged things that rustle under last Autumn’s leaves and dodge dew drops … Continue reading

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No Fortune Cookies Here

A lazy honey bee I cannot be when I am the disembodied stinger in your arm. The one who helps bring fruit to your trees, no, I’m the one who brings you harm. Tripping and tipping over your heavily laden … Continue reading

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