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Ugh, They Did It Again…

Ugh, they did it again. I was away from here more than I was here the past few months, and things look–and work–a little differently. Ugh. With Apolgies To Britney Spears Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah Yeah yeah yeah yeah … Continue reading

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Pluto Shits on the Universe By Fatimah Asghar

Pluto Shits on the Universe By Fatimah Asghar http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poem/250212 On February 7, 1979, Pluto crossed over Neptune’s orbit and became the eighth planet from the sun for twenty years. A study in 1988 determined that Pluto’s path of orbit could … Continue reading

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Svarog’s Hymn

Svarog’s Hymn One true Church, he grinned mischievously. It is mine, obviously. The Church of Me— I, mine and me, now that’s a trinity!

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Dissonance

She likes bright colors set against stark striking white; he is partial to browns and ruddy greens. You know: earth tones or, as she calls them, “moldy shades of decay.”

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Wednesday Words of Wisdom: John Betjeman, Christmas

Christmas, by John Betjeman The bells of waiting Advent ring, The Tortoise stove is lit again And lamp-oil light across the night Has caught the streaks of winter rain In many a stained-glass window sheen From Crimson Lake to Hookers … Continue reading

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Two Poems Stuck In My Head

Forgive me, it’s been over 6 weeks since i sat down and tried to think in verse.  Forget about the actual work of putting it on paper and tinkering.  I could blame all the obligations–work, kid’s stuff, chores, a wedding, … Continue reading

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The Weeds Have Grown Up Around The Stone Fire Ring

(working draft…) The weeds have grown up around the stone fire ring; morning glories twist filigree about the wrought iron table and the lane is laid in gold with last year’s grass, a few bold saplings, sticky burdock and the … Continue reading

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I Love Your Soft

I tossed a draft of this against the Twitter wall yesterday and it stuck.  A little.  I love your soft Solomon-songed geology– oh, those hills and valleys– your glacial erosion.

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Norris-Canyon Cut-Off Road, 9/11/90

Brothers. Bag of apples, sharp cheddar, Sixpacks and loaves of bread: Biblical fare. Binoculars, and a taped-together roadmap. Aspens rusting in meadows gone to gold, the day thick with autumn mist, wanting wool. Appalachian boys loosed in the caldera, hooting … Continue reading

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Poetry: Pablo Neruda

I haven’t forgotten I owe you 3 of my favorite poems.  Here’s one: If You Forget Me  by Pablo Neruda I want you to know one thing. You know how this is: if I look at the crystal moon, at … Continue reading

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