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Caliente published at Spillwords

I am very proud to announce that one of this year’s poems-a-day was just published over at Spillwords. I wrote Caliente on April 4th, just seven weeks ago. It went through a workshop two weeks later and, after minor revisions, … Continue reading

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When the Bladder’s Afferent Signals Ascend the Spinal Cord an Hour before the Dawn

I find the restroom and not a moment too late but I must be in some Gothic institution a prison or asylum — the plumbing is exposed the fixtures made of dark heavy grained stone Spigots labelled with cryptic symbols … Continue reading

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Caliente

I can’t remember how I got here walking up a carpeted staircase I’m having trouble telling dreams from reality— don’t like to judge There’s a warmth to my side long legs from a purple dress I usually don’t dream in … Continue reading

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Ocean Dream

Ocean Dream I was in a canoe drifting on the oceanunder stars reflected off mirrored waterbarely disturbed by the rhythmic rippleskeeping cadence with my thoughts Then I was riding a mannequin— face downin the brine— fish pale under the moonlightnearly … Continue reading

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I want to be a tree when I grow up

I want to be a tree when I grow up Nothing ostentatiousI don’t want to be a sequoiaor have some historical significanceno proclamations in my honorsigned by the governor Just a regular tree in the woodsunfurling my leavesin the warm … Continue reading

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American Dream Deferred

American Dream Deferred A deeply rooted dreamthat one day this nationwill live out the truemeaning of its creed A dream that little childrenwill one day live not judgedby the color of their skinbut the content of their character I’d like … Continue reading

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Brave and Reckless: Mad World

The Brave and Reckless Blog posted a little poem I wrote for one of their prompts. It’s called Sleep the Sleep of the Dead and it was prompted by that wonderful song Roland Orzabal of Tears for Fears wrote and … Continue reading

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Dream Journal

For today’s prompt, write a dream poem. Dream Journal I dreamt of you again last night it wasn’t you exactly but I knew it was you anyway We were walking down a road old trees to either side a canopy … Continue reading

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