Monthly Archives: May 2012

Welcome to the Summer Writing Season. Join me?

FIRST OF THE SUMMER Moments after grades have cycled through the world of electrons and the smarter phones, three students’ status happy like me that the semester ends… well. Two more, fighting cocks, will consider how important listening is for … Continue reading

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CASSIE Summer shade and late afternoons in your mom’s lap on the couch swing in the middle of the yard your head rocks back and forth in laughter mouth open arms holding the unseen keeping this symphony on its beat … Continue reading

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SIXTY-SIX HOURS and FIFTY-SEVEN MINUTES

SIXTY-SIX HOURS and FIFTY-SEVEN MINUTES My rejection arrives much quicker and far less global than the resurrection of Jesus. The New Yorker has no page for the musings of a mid-western poet extolling the virtue of a life braved between … Continue reading

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The Shearing

THE SHEARING Looks like hundreds of ya, filling a field, wave after wave with dags bringing up the rear, lining up.  Two eyes between two ears center above two legs, a constellation, relatively stable in this random space.  Nostrils flare … Continue reading

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Poem for the Hammers

AFTER THREE DAYS Purple petals dot the vine, scramble from the ground, and bound over the fence. Yellow roses burst open, colossal, weighing the climber, maintaining a status quo. I return from poetry twice drawn and enlarged. –Sukany 3 May … Continue reading

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