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Communing with Crows

You try to tell yourself the things you try to tell yourself to make yourself forget. – Anna Begins, Counting Crows   … She gives herself a new story ………(beginning, ………….middle, …………………end) as they murder by, ebony apostrophes owning the … Continue reading

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Everything Else is the Same

I need a phonecall…I need a raincoat…I need a big love… – Counting Crows, Raining in Baltimore   .. She wears (out) the whole album oh, that crazy (August and Everything After) ………………….again and again. But what really saves her … Continue reading

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A Confusion of Crows

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. – Closing Time, by Semisonic   .. We talk a dark string from twilight to dawn, one last strand holding onto nothing and everything. And they (they three) just sit there … Continue reading

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Still Pondering Crows

.. She knows there are other things to pause and poem (the light in that window there, the flapping rooster man on the corner, the whisper of snails) , but she cannot seem to get past the ebony apostrophes of … Continue reading

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August and Everything After

You try to tell yourself the things you try to tell yourself to make yourself forget. – Counting Crows .. We sat on the hood of your car like it was our own Little Bighorn, and I finally told you … Continue reading

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All Lives Matter

It’s raining in Baltimore, baby. But everything else is the same. …………………– Counting Crows   . It’s raining in Baltimore, anger flooding the streets, blood and salt and hate ………..in rivers, as if some centrifugal force has pulled us loose … Continue reading

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The last thing that you said as you were leaving

was that I was not enough. As if what we are can be quantified, cogitated into any semblance of syllables that might make sense under a broken microscope. I may have spent these torn years not knowing what I am, … Continue reading

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