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braggin’ writes

ok, so this is ’bout to be just ’bout da best poem you ever did see,  soon as i get me muse awaked. soon as I get these fingers shaked just right, soon as the light slants on the page, soon as i get these wars all … Continue reading

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to fall in love with the world again

, you must engage a flower in full conversation.  you must allow a tree to tell you secrets.  you must find yourself in this ridiculous sky.  to fall in love with this world {a gain},  you must hold hands with hopeand contemplate clouds.  you must bare your soul your feet your heart  … Continue reading

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she of feathers

  we uncage her, engage her in song.  the world’s a skyof branches and blue, a humming-hope promiseof wing and wind.   written for poetic asides November chapbook challenge.

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how then shall we scale this sky?

if you bend low, i can stand on your should-ers and stretch up up up on my tiptoes to reach Orion’s belt                     and fly.  ::written for poetic asides November chapbook challenge.

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tell me again about the dragons

and their embered breath , scales scar-scraping the  sky. tell me of their kind-ling songs, the twisted  wrongs of talon, tongue. whisper me their battle -blazed cry, the sacred why of tinder hearts. sigh me the cindered center of their flame, that i might  … Continue reading

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bull, i

this poem is a moving tar-get, sludged-smudge scribble of a scrabbled star. she’s too far  off center to make her point, dart-ing about in the dark without a true mark. she’s got one dang -ling thought caught on a linebut she’s quite … Continue reading

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bless me farther

than my last confusion,the last profession of this secret sky. farther than this raging sea, higher than these unquiet stars. it’s been too long since i’ve been on my knees, listeningto all you’ve laid before me: gracegenuflected in crescent scars.  ::written for poetic asides … Continue reading

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if you had 8 arms, you’d understand

(i think),why i must go with the flow of the ocean and all that                                                 ink.  :: written for poetic asides November chapbook challenge.

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there’ll be nothing but coal in the tiny stockings of these iambic feet

this poem is more naughty than nice, spicy syllables laced with ghost  -pepper, ancho and then carelessly t o s s e d  in a mean serrano poblano moon sauce.  :: written for poetic asides November chapbook challenge.

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This is Just to Stay

(in response to William Carlos Williams)  I have beaten the hums of my hungry tum by  the witch-craft of probably leaving and fasting  Forgive meI am delirious so slowand so old :: written for poetic asides November chapbook challenge.

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