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DEDI

a battalion of bats / knock me down into the water / I struggle to get free / to be free we struggle / truth is not knowledge / knowledge i…

the Erotic Handyman

the erotic handyman / has all of his plumbing working / he writes in little arrows / upon the walls to indicate / where to hammer a nail / …

the viewing

when a father needs to talk / to his son / they sit on the porch steps / when a pupil needs to ask / a question / he raises his hands / whe…

maybe

maybe / I will see it / not just daisies / not just stones / the invisible visible / the long awaited proof / always / having been / as cer…

there I am waking up on a sunshiny morning fighting back the remnants chewing on the messages being somewhere else running on run-on senten…

there are rats and brats and traps set beneath the moon where secular souls wander aimlessly and some very painfully itchily scratching the…

present tense

my eyes in the shadows / shadows in my eyes / streaks of light between the trees / between the buildings / walking around without a point /…

a projection

I sat by a / tree with an open-door trunk / beside miniature caves between boulders / with / fairy-carpet moss spread out near the rushing…

Foam

frothing is going on everywhere / at the pools made at the stream that bubbles over the little rocks / the dramatic that spurts from all si…
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Good Night, Mr. Zagreus

the other witches stared with me / from the crossroads, / pairing off at cross shadows / Jenny Little with Genie Joads / singing, " sn…
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Chasing Phantoms (Avis)

Did I tell you how much I don’t like winter / Give me Spring, Summer, Early Autumn. / She was strangely different and I was admiringl…
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The Contemporary Gargoyle

I sat up there / in the heavy morning mist. / a whole city below / where the cars become / horsecarts / a city like Paris / in medieval tim…

Bad, Bad Dream

I dreamt I was in another skin / and, that I was so thin / if I turned sideways / I couldn’t be seen / so, people walked by me / take…

take it sitting down

we are all swaying / to the spin of this earth / where some have found the rhythm / dancing, which requires a certain freedom / while some …

I Do Not Travel Lightly

I do not travel lightly / I like my ‘stuff’ / this life I have / where enough / is never enough / oh, no, I do not mean / I am …

on the same note

on the same note / I have always had to go / to my friends’ places, / my family’s, / to be on their turf / if I wanted any comr…

A Sense of Place: To Decorate at my own whimsy

I am comfortable in my own / setting / the relative warmth / of those things I chose / to surround myself with, / the books that are alway…

Blest

I find myself / in a vignette of / self-learning / encircled by a frantic / pool beneath / the rushing down / of a waterfall / I feel cushi…
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The Story

Night comes earlier in the woods, and especially in late October, All Hallow’s Eve. / We were sitting around the campfire…Me, C…

figleaf soul

I stole away in a three-piece soul / the accoutrements, borrowed, / upon timely flesh, weary-worn. / some say it’s priceless, / b…

This World

we’ve built it well, so great, block by block, / this world, this hell / the mass murderings, the sufferings of children, / the color…

Secret Society

bending down / wrestling beneath a leaf, the calling / of the senses, a swarm, / bending down, a swarm, / a secret handshake, / entry grant…

Thought Processes, or Processed Imitation Cheese

do you think in words or images? / a bit of both, I should think? / So, you don’t know if you should or not? / I don’t believe …

Contented

I haven’t the right / but, I’m not in the wrong / it’s getting so I don’t / know where I belong / but, that’s…

Skewers

sing a song of six pants / pocket full of lye / wash the filth from your soul / into heaven you will fly / merrily, merrily, life is but a …

Into Nil

I believe we have no further need of ritual / he said / no flailing arms, no failing prayers, after all we are / already dead / whatever lu…

ASHWAGANDHA

on a roll, they say, it’s good for the soul / drop one today, learn of the Middle Way / swat that mosquito, it’s good for your …

Marilyn Monroe’s….

Marilyn Monroe’s turning over in her grave / a divine right is squelched / Tom Thumb put his finger on it / a secret and occult Beat…
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silk burns

silk burns / it twists around the skin / a soft dying occurs / a harsh birthing / silk burns favorably / with no particular aftertaste, / j…

The Story of NO

(Mature)
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edibly

I like everything / I eat that kills me / taste buds exploding / like an eruption of pigeons

by and by

feathers / drifting by / leaves / drifting by / I’m still here / dust / flying by / love / fleeting by / I’m still here / wea…

the myth

I’ve turned it over, another rock, / anticipating a salamander, / but, there never is one, / I have built a fire, / conjuring up smok…
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disease

when the road becomes dirt / it kicks up alot of dust / the mouth goes dry / the earth is just crust / as the future is swallowed / like a …

the pilot light went out

sometimes, / I / just / float / sometimes, / by / rote / it’s impossible / to know / what I will / be / like today / if / I / wi…

Grrr…Aging

sometimes, there is no cooperation / between the body and the brain / ask a much older person / my libido is strong / but my body is feeble…

Preferences

(Mature)
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Naked Women

I have never outgrown my need / for naked women / but, I have outgrown my need / of the religion I was born into / I have never outgrown my…

Incorporating

a solitary turtledove, a solitary squirrel, 6 pigeons, about 2 dozen sparrows / all come at breakfast and dinnertime / to be fed / I feed t…

THE SHORT ATTENTION, or, THE SHORT END OF THE STI…

did you see it / no, I only saw it for a second / what was it / I don’t know, looked like a flying bus / couldn’t be / yeah, yo…
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The Good Day

It was too perfect a day in every way. I went to bed last night at exactly midnight. I slept straight through until 7.am. this morning. Typ…

Be Thrifty

I dashed between the raindrops / just like they said I should / staying within the queue / was for my own good / I ventured into the shadow…
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