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To Those Who Patronize Strip Clubs (Day 29, 2017)

Tomorrow is the last day of National Poetry Writing Month. To Those Who Patronize Strip Clubs Strip clubs are great if you can’t get a woman  to disrobe for free and you prefer your arousal devoid of personal connection, her eyes, … Continue reading

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A Letter of Apology (Day 28, 2017)

Almost done with National Poetry Writing Month. A Letter of Apology I’m sorry you came here for lighthearted levity, bright airy reveries, gentle irreverence free  from the snark and the snarl and the bile, the sickly perverse and the dark and … Continue reading

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What the Cat Saw (Day 26, 2017)

Just a few more days to go for National Poetry Writing Month. What the Cat Saw The cat balances  on the back of the couch with her face pressed against the window watching the little boy play soccer in the neighbor’s … Continue reading

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Smile, Chuck! (Day 25, 2017)

Day 25 of National Poetry Writing Month. Smile, Chuck! Someone is taking a picture freezing this moment  for millions who have never and will never be in the room with you but who want to understand why so many love  and … Continue reading

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I’m Tired of Poems (Day 24, 2017)

This is the 24th day of National Poetry Writing Month. I’m Tired of Poems I’m tired of poems about butterflies and lilac bushes and hope and love and beauty all that worn-out shit I want the poetry of  blood-spattered curtains and … Continue reading

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A Deer Loses the Will to Live (Day 23, 2017)

Today is the 23rd day of National Poetry Writing Month. A Deer Loses the Will to Live Perhaps the rest of the herd hated him talked behind his tail blamed him for the tick outbreak Maybe the does refused to rut … Continue reading

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Solar Energy (Day 22, 2017)

Today, Julie and I decided to write poems about the same topic.  She suggested “solar energy.”  It is the 22nd day of National Poetry Writing Month. Solar Energy He stood in the shower cringing mouth twisted in pain wishing the hotel had low-pressure … Continue reading

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