Monthly Archives: July 2021

Traveling Man

My love is on the move today having motored to the station and situated himself in a bus equipped with air conditioning and multiple baglets of salty pretzels, driven by an eminent expert chauffeur who will transport passengers to Boston, … Continue reading

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Cat + Rain

It rained that day, gray frayed and green While Cat slept on a cushioned chair Wind drove against the window screen I walked the beach, wet face & hair ——————— While Cat slept on a cushioned chair The rain drummed … Continue reading

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Izzy Tries to Remember

fox & wolf & tiger & pants on fire, she can’t recall each blurred section Who stopped the forest? Who plucked her strings on Sixth Avenue? A violinist lives on the sidewalk under plastic household a shopping cart stomping men … Continue reading

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Just Between Us

I am good at memory whispering poems my mother learned by heart in her orphan home — taps upon the stage in stiff starched dress while benefactors swamp the seats & she recites with apt dramatic gestures the story of … Continue reading

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Guidebook to Loving Me

[Prologue] I am uncomplicated, my instructions written in invisible ink also useful for wrinkles in the dark use a flashlight [Rule one] tell me I am funny and smart and beautiful repeat every half hour set your alarm [Rule two] … Continue reading

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