Monthly Archives: September 2013

what do you owe

what do you owe god? caricatures of the sun? a cosmology of innocence? a bull in the morning and two in the afternoon things imagined—what does the human imagine? what about saints? hands bursting open how to be taken seriously … Continue reading

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trees appear often

trees appear often in my work they are always a symbol for Marilyn Monroe

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you’ve discovered plutonium

you’ve discovered plutonium you’ve built an atom bomb in your heart the trees wave hi it’s their day off and so is tomorrow

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who am i

who am i the trees shout hallelujah who am i with this ragged song who am i the rough sidewalk flows like a river who am i with this ragged song who am i pulled by gravity and lifted by … Continue reading

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what’s in your heart now, soldier?

what’s in your heart now, soldier? a craving, a fear, extraneous dreams that vanish when someone thinks they’ve said your name

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it seems a cruel law

it seems a cruel law that as long as you plan to love yourself at a future time after you’ve improved you never will

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when you look at your list

when you look at your list of things to do today it’s good when you remember something you forgot to add and that’s get strawberries

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