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Frisbee

When the sun stayed up late because it wasn’t a school night, we would spend our summer evenings playing outside, a pack of neighborhood kids throwing a baseball, football, Frisbee, whatever wasn’t stuck on a roof or down a storm … Continue reading

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The Round Up: Red Light Edition

Two of my poems from Wednesday Night Regular, Snake Dancer and Ballerinas, were included in The Round Up Zine’s Red Light Edition. Check it out!

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Consumer

The magnetic strip behind the thin plastic with raised numbers rules my life. An embedded chip establishes my worth, determines where I eat, encourages excess. It encodes my history, tracks my whims. I am a collection of transactions, just a … Continue reading

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Ignore GPS

You will be my navigator, though you can’t read an old fashioned map and your sense of direction is somewhat skewed. Let’s get lost together. Ride the back roads, turn left on a whim, buy lunch at a farm stand, … Continue reading

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VR Skeeball

VR Skeeball The ball feels real, the heft in my hand, minor imperfections in the texture beneath my fingertips. The clinks and clanks of the machinery sound authentic. These hi-def graphics are phenomenal. I can even see waves in the … Continue reading

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Who needs a driver?

A couple of weeks ago, Living Poetry, represented by myself, Tara Lynne Groth and Anna Weaver, attended another Science Cafe at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. This one was all about the artificial intelligence needed for self-driving cars. They … Continue reading

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Television

This morning’s Living Poetry Prompt was “television”. Here’s what I wrote. Boob Tube Why do they call it the boob tube? Besides the obvious rhyming pair there aren’t any naked boobs at all. There’s plenty of jiggle in bikinis or … Continue reading

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Milkshakes and Chilidogs Update

The launch party for Milkshakes and Chilidogs will be Tuesday evening, August 22nd, the day after the eclipse. We’ll meet at 7pm in Matthew’s Chocolates where so many of the poems were inspired. If you’re in the area, please join … Continue reading

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Milkshakes & Chilidogs!

I am proud to announce that my second poetry collection is now available for purchase on Amazon. It’s available both as an e-book and a real book but since it contains 24 food poems, grounded firmly in the sensual world, … Continue reading

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Pickled

We’re in quite a pickle, here in the good ole U. S. of A. Our body politic, once a fresh firm cucumber, has been swimming in the green vinegar of unlimited bribery until well past sour. We’re dissolving in this … Continue reading

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