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“Johnnie Cochran’s Bones” and “Your Calling”

Johnnie Cochran's Bones I should’ve dug up Johnnie Cochran’s bones, slapped a moustache on his skull & played ventriloquist for your trial,…


The Last Will and Testament of Philip Alan Dennison

All my life, people have been telling me to shut my mouth. Never once has anybody seriously asked about my opinion or my side of the story. It’s…


The Crashing Waves

We drove on toward the coast. You see, we needed someplace to stash the body. I started out with a full tank of gas, but all we could think about was…


No Quiero Nada

Desire Verb: to long or hope for, to express a wish for, to invite, to feel the loss of. There is a subtle difference when one describes a woman as…


Meditation Upon Gustav Holst’s The Planets

Oak hasn’t gone wanting for the Touch of war and the cardinal Ain’t no Ares if’n you planning On attending this cathedral. Uncle Mick says I’ll meet…


Letters from a Heartbroken Pervert: “No” and “Diary”

No If you had a cock, I wouldn’t suck it. Thanks for asking. Diary Having done some reading, the verdict is in: it is good for your mental health to…


“POTUS Interruptus,” “Bluff City,” “August Instead,” and Other Poems

POTUS Interruptus Donald J. Trump is often very good. What he is great at is being Donald Trump--- the only one we will ever have. When he dies, any…


Middle/Post

Old Jacob was already out of his chair and shuffling towards the door by the time Mallory struck her tiny fist against the wood frame. He had spied…


“Maisie’s Mom Says,” “If I Were the Autumn Leaves,” “House of Cards,” and Other Poems

Maisie's Mom Says Words from Maisie Jean. "Mama I don't wanna do spelling and why does the cat lick to clean?" The music of her voice makes me want…


Dummy’s Dummies, Part 4

XXIX. Vincent, with stomped-on orange fright wig and other touches that made him resemble a life-size dummy, sits on a stool facing the camera. On a…