Monthly Archives: November 2021

Ducks in a Row

I didn’t really understand the assignment I mean I was holding a candle on the Grand Concourse shaking like the D train I mean I was wearing all black I thought that was what it took I mean I thought … Continue reading

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I Understood the Assignment

right from the start but my pencil exploded cat ate the newspaper all the trademarks tangoed south my feet fell off akimbo strange men talked trash to me behind graffiti streets which believe it or not I came to appreciate … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

After the fact and company and food when everyone has left and only bones and cat remain I write a list of lush life platitudes pleasures fat and tangled perforated by a camellia drenched in Femme perfume which I once … Continue reading

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A Good Death

is when you don’t make trouble wet your pants twist the sheets spit blood and purge a good death is when you lay down hair combed eyes closed breath almost indiscernible rosebuds and almond wisps in a good death he … Continue reading

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I Got to Whisper

memories into my pillow at night when everyone but me dazes when shrike-like grasses die in the wind and the moon groans with silver veins sometime dreams wrapped in glassine hum memories into sleep hush crush a sad humble pie … Continue reading

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