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If Only

for Julie, on her birthday if only every evening settled into darkness with a slight breeze and a plate of cookies, a sleeping dog at my feet and wine in my hand, four or five of us on your back … Continue reading

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Baggy Pants (Day 28, 2018)

Two more poems after this. Baggy Pants i may look like a burnout trying too hard to recapture a youth he never actually lived in my jnco khakis and you might find me ridiculous and strange and even if all … Continue reading

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Misreading the Cards (Day 27, 2018)

NaPoWriMo asked us to write about Tarot cards today. Misreading the Cards We had been having sex every day for a few weeks which I knew to be a sin even though I tried to convince myself I loved her … Continue reading

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I have to write a poem but (Day 26, 2018)

Only a few days left for NaPoWriMo. I have to write a poem but I’d rather just get stoned and eat caramel cookies and snuggle with Kristy. I’d rather take a warm shower while listening to Sigur Rós and pretending … Continue reading

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Random White Men (Day 24, 2018)

For a friend. Random White Men You’ve been married twice, her mother complained. You’d think at least one could have been Puerto Rican. The old woman grumbled curses in Spanish while the pale man sat smiling in ignorance on the … Continue reading

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3 Pounds (Day 17, 2018)

Julie (from SalonZ) and I are sharing titles again. 3 Pounds she tottered toward him so suddenly that he didn’t notice at first, didn’t look up from his phone until she was right there at his knee burbling some toddler … Continue reading

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the cost of dreams (Day 16, 2018)

For today’s poem, Julie over at SalonZ and I agreed to use the same title for our poems. She picked today’s title; I’ll choose tomorrow’s. the cost of dreams thirty-eight ninety-nine plus tax and shipping for a black acoustic guitar … Continue reading

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