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A Date With Phoinix

There’s no Triumphal Entry this year No Blessed is he who comes no Hal A. Lou No palms up fist bump making fronds And influencing people on the Way No name and claim no shift the blame And certainly no … Continue reading

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Empress of the Winkies

“We’re not in Kansas anymore, Toto,” She said offhand while looking out Her penthouse view of Emerald City, Plush pillows puffed around her And her little dog, to whom she Addressed droll commentary With a slow rotation of her right … Continue reading

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A Super Bowl Poem

The Lord G-d Almighty Dons His form-fit football jersey Emblazoned with the numeral “1”– Which is an inside joke, Him being the One G-d, and all– And his team-colors triangle Pennant on a stick (Another inside joke, you know). He … Continue reading

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What if Isaac Newton Sat Under a Fig Tree?

-or- Keeping Botany at Bay There’s a crab-apple tree Beside a parking lot In the Old Mill Park That has gaping holes Where branches used to be And aren’t, for whatever reason. The largest hole is the lowest one Maybe … Continue reading

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MetaGainst

If you put your metaphor on And wear it like a Lycra® … Glove Until its mind is your mind— And vice versa— And it seems the most Natural Thing in the World … Kill it. Toss the biggest rock … Continue reading

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Edits

I am trying to remember The last day I spent in bed Covered by a thin linen sheet, The soft caress of An oscillating fan Kissing the surface of my skin, A Lover’s leg Draped lazily over my own, Fingertips … Continue reading

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Approaching Paris

Let me climb inside this hole and die Then maybe there’s an end To all the pointed barbs I feel— Sebastian bleeding in his field— And all the Hydra-headed Hope That proves to be No more than Just Pretend. What … Continue reading

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