Monthly Archives: February 2018

Spanish Wood – Poem #50

Memories of furniture and lamps a most familiar room where someone else now lives and loves, the house and all it’s walls embracing strangers. To the right of our bedroom door a tall  chest, filled with ties and sweaters, a … Continue reading

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Winged Victory – Poem #49

The Mekong – Vietnam The fields are fully green again where only yesterday was shed wild blood of exuberant youth beauteous youth their blood staining the earth still, though unseen now, the stain beneath fields of green flowering gardens. Unseen … Continue reading

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Ghost Dance – Poem #48

My father has much pity for us my father has much pity I hold out my hands toward him and cry in my poverty I hold out my hands in my poverty I cry. Wovóka the Paiute received the Na’nisa’ana … Continue reading

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Broke Boy

Trump leaving the White House to visit Parkland on his way to Mar-a-Lago for the weekend,  Seventeen dead.  Thumbs up! Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump Follow @realDonaldTrump Very sad that the FBI missed all of the many signals sent out by … Continue reading

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Second Choice – Poem #47

You came looking for me, your second choice long kept on a shelf in the back of your closet with unread books and a college text the throwaways of your younger self; an unwanted toy which never gave voice to the hurt … Continue reading

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Drinking With Art Majors – Poem #46

Sipping on her green drink turning to her girlfriend her lips move and sound comes out “Remember that Dadaism rejected the prevailing standards of art through anti-art in order to ridicule the meaninglessness of life in the modern world; that … Continue reading

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Sun City – Poem #45

In dreams I walk in furrows of deep crusted snow with you where once we walked in slow motion Autumn amongst nodding twigs and leaves of many colors before we started Winter fires loving; the flames turning crackling logs into … Continue reading

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Parkland

And so it happened again.  In Parkland.  A town of sprawling homes and green parks where people move to for some of Florida’s finest, highest achieving public schools. Parkland,  In the county of my eldest daughter and my grandson. And … Continue reading

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Letters – Poem #44

They wrote each other letters breathless and palpitant, befitting young lovers which she carefully wrapped in ribbon placing them in his duffel bag sitting silently in the garage. Reaching in, a random note from ‘65 he chose visible still her … Continue reading

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Weekend Delusions – Poem #43

Instagram, Twitter, texted and tweeted sedated, redacted, unfriended, deleted it’s an exciting world out there so don’t make important decisions while snortin’  coke. It’s all a delusion of course, living in a bubble you schizo-cynic of the Facebook age thinking you … Continue reading

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