if it all fell to earth before youlike first snow or warm rain was laid out before you so you could choosethat which would satisfy you most could you open your hands enoughto take itfol… Read More
Standing over a roadkill dogPoking it with a stickSaying it is fineit is just resting Clearly still aliveLook at the movementunder the skinLook at the eyesstill wide open All it needs isa li… Read More
Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,said Robert Frost that one time. He was makinga point about how weird it is to thinkwalls help anything, that the earth itself hates theman… Read More
I don’t do nostalgia.It wasn’t better then. I hated life a while ago.It improved, failed, improved again. That was a bad body I had.I was a bad, bold mistake. My mother was a bad… Read More
Come to our stunning landof shuttered officesand shattered myths of historic capital founded uponno memory. You willtravel in its ruts from one coast to another and learn to prono… Read More
I call himJerry or Tom,that White Man In Me. Jerry or Tom,who I prefer toforget about but who refusesto stop beingme in public. And I call that Mescalero In MeTom, or Jerry; whatever&nb&hell…Read More
Observing sparrows,drab and puffed, peckingat my homemade cakes of suet and seed. A squirrel climbs the feeder postbut will not touch the food itselfthanks to red pepper flakesin the s… Read More
They asked meto be more impish and sweet. They looked mein the eyeand asked this. I could not,did not understand,couldn’t. I’m just too serious, toostolidly sour, tooresistant to… Read More
a sound of boots pulled from stinking mud a distance from the centerof a swampto hard ground beyond it a map you won’t consultbecause it may reveal territory a road tripyou… Read More
the length of timeit takes for me to explain againto yet another personthe pain of all the generations(indigenous and not)that have preceded me and settled in me shortens my lifeby deca… Read More
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