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tea leaves stewing in bitterness

machine-gun police peppering the streets why, this zephyr seeks revelation! I skirt the issue play catch as you like an electron waves goodbye an ex to grind beneath my heel ex machina both god and the devil logically tea leaves … Continue reading

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tapio-ku and bird-ku

A short collection this month, in no particular order… street cracks cars play hopscotch at twilight expectant quiet urgent is night over xanadu (after the) t/rain I watch the cracks grow farm shop a discovery of tapioca march to school … Continue reading

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Where Will I

Where will I go when I am gone Will my spirit sink or fly Will earthly worms consume my flesh Will vultures take me high Will ashes stir upon the waves Will spectral hungers rage Will it all have been … Continue reading

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a murmuration of darlings – playing the trump

Trump who has played the trump card? pyrrhus would have fled such victory how much oil to burn the unwanted? white supremacy would wash rainbows from the sky and wall out the sun twilight’s beauty a traitor to the american … Continue reading

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Savaged

savage beats my lover’s heart within a savage chest savage are the tearing hands that swift have me undressed deadly are the teeth that scratch along my shoulder blades deadly are the claws that stoke a fire that never fades … Continue reading

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Day is Done

Nineteen hundred miles of wall An awe-full work of tyrant’s art Devoid of soul, bereft of heart Yet echoing with trumpets’ call Proud they marched its weary length A multitude of diverse feet Come rain and wind and ice and … Continue reading

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Alexis has new boots

Alexis has new boots black leather about a fibula not cost-effective to repair let her crawl to the scrap heap it’s good to recycle but Alexis has new boots from an admirer… but surely none could admire her… machinery of … Continue reading

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