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I haven’t told you yet… it’s worse than I’ve been letting on I want to take an aluminum bat and destroy the concrete sidewalks Bust open every wall…


“Driving Directions,” “Horror Vacui,” “Apogee,” and “Bared Teeth”

Driving Directions The interim between pressing the power button and the screen turning on is where you thrive. The possibilities flowing like water…


“Zulus from Canada,” “Little House on the Prairie,” “By Popular Demand,” and Other Poems

Zulus from Canada On the matter of Oscar Peterson, The jury is still out. He was the real McCoy, he was Radioactive. He was the Taj Mahal. He was…


Three-Line Poetry Collection 3

Untitled The spotlight has room for one, push aside your weaknesses what keeps you off the tracks, inspired breath don't exhale life promises a…


“Tit-Led,” “Love in Turd,” and “Puff Muffin”

Tit-Led Cat stole picture, just left anal raped. Kindred suction on dried shattered. Fingers uncurled in shaky bone table. Blood drained squashed…


“Practice Makes,” “Cultivate One’s Own Garden,” and “Under Lucky Stars”

Practice Makes Hard-landing on the American continent, the space craft from the Enlightenment cracks along the United States. A dreamed more perfect…


“Strands,” “The Relationship Will Not Be Resumed,” and “At the Marriage Counselor’s Office”

Strands Strands of hair led me to find you in your bedroom--- small and seeming smaller for your invisible body, burrowed head in an array of……


Gods Dance in My Head

Enthusiasm (from the Greek word enthousiasmos, from enthous, meaning “possessed by a god, inspired.”) I want to make something for you That means I…


“To My Old Friend, C.K.,” “Custodes,” “Waiting for the Wounds,” and Other Poems

To My Old Friend, C.K. They never believe you; not in Vegas or Chicago. They laugh at you--- you with your white shoes and seersucker suit. They…


The Department of Education Turned My Entire Generation Into Domestic Terrorists

Homeboy's got a slow burn heart Knows wrong from right and doesn't give a damn any more The fire's burnt out in his chest You know he's the walking…