Tag Archives: Prospero’s books

Prim’s Proper

I said, “The Hope of youth, fictitious truth, lays covered in a shroud.” –Larry Norman’s Nightmare #71 Any attempt describing the Kansas City Poetry Scene will of necessity be incomplete. Doubtless hundreds of thousands of Kansas Citians trudge through their … Continue reading

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An Hogshead of Real Fire

The Celebrated Mister E Performed his poems on Saturdee With Stephie French In the Pit upstairs at Prospero’s A group of Bards and Oracles Met in a pinch … On the corner of West 39th Street and Bell, at the … Continue reading

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You, Too, May Be a Winner

The plant where I worked until yesterday has a requirement of tying-off whenever one climbs a ladder higher than the fourth rung. Tying-off means “wear a harness and secure to a retractable lanyard.” It is fall protection. The ladder must … Continue reading

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Open Mic & Hostages

I “write” a lot of material in my head. Some days this works better than others. I have just the teeniest problem with short term memory. I can remember my home telephone number from 1968, but I can’t remember what … Continue reading

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