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The Feather of Alt-Truth

In these enlightened days of alt-facts, the feather of alt-truth weighs heavy indeed. The scales of justice are wonkier than willy and the gate to the alt-erlife is flung wide and guarded by the ultra-rich. Like the Catholic church of … Continue reading

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These words

The third of my five monstrous haiku is no voice but these words. Freya says, “I enjoyed this one because it made me think – is this the vampire speaking? or the victim?” I suppose it’s inevitable that a haiku … Continue reading

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till it misses

How the blood lingers as it runs Following a tickling trickling trail Laid by impatient kisses How her heart hammers – Even as it weakens it fights With passion! till it misses… Such beauty in death, a rose Beyond the … Continue reading

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crossing the imagined

two empty beer cans one drunk milky way a distant memory of stars blackberries and vines sweet intoxication flows from my thorn-spiled flesh between fire and flood a vale of unbelievers throw stones … it’s tee-time with sun’s set: a … Continue reading

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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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