Monthly Archives: December 2011

searching, finding classic

  antique coldness in green bars— hunting is negative 10 degrees. thousand intersections in savage trails— i gasped. i lost my bottled water. whisky drops left me retching, i return to the so-called distress. over and over i flip and … Continue reading

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Temperamental Bard Number 2

  I stopped. The motion of time entangles my capacity to understand. I am agitated. It’s sadness that creaks from my windowsill. I turned to stare from the inside. The city landscape bares a pity play. I cannot mourn. My … Continue reading

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Checkered Life

Days of black. Nights of white One has highs. The other has lows. We’re born with counterparts. We’re born with parallels. We have thoughts of black and white. Life is a fushion of good and bad. We design this verve. … Continue reading

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Pipe Dream

Our feet thumped the bricks of Hanoi These eyes were fervent for the Long Bien Bridge Old quarter’s map shown us West We sauntered the Independence Day streets We stopped, we looked, and we breathe One did not retaliate for … Continue reading

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trance

not this mind can even dredge up— that extremely dead to the world that even jagged blades cannot me goad that even unsolicited rally round is narcissistic i have that concord which no one can perturb even katharina’s smidgen ostensibly … Continue reading

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Second Floor

This is not a simile of a languid afternoon— The crickets clamber at the woods of Toa Payoh No forty winks Not sleeping like a log No lethargic daylight Not idle bones The thunder cracks from those pallid clouds As … Continue reading

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Antagonist

Inside vicinity blabs a departure Where the feet ramble The flesh yearns In the grave dungeon Chamber of catalyst Of debauchery and sly Zeal outwardly transcends Not a cradle of gallantry Never a kingdom’s valor Only hankering Only rebelling Mortal’s … Continue reading

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Drip Drop, Pitter Patter

Drip drop, pitter patter Thumping my gutter Thundering my ears The sound it sears Oh dipping raindrops Expecting your lapse Rapping my roof This skin is aloof Splash in the outside I keep my body inside Drip drop, pitter patter … Continue reading

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Violet

Black veiling on her head A mammoth of sores It struck the nucleus Of her centered Venus Her tears like tides of river Those currents are stronger Pricking as many needles Oh pain and the hurdles A woman of sorrow … Continue reading

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The Beachcombers

A middle-aged fisherman Holding a grandson’s hand On a surface of flows and ebbs Of the drab Pacific Ocean Heading from sand to sand Imprudent of the expectations Aware of the options The many options Things that washed away By … Continue reading

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