I’m sure someone’s grandfather carriedtheir favorite book under their armin World War II,and there was paper there with inkthat never faded in the booming dustof gunfire. I don’t know anything about that.A part of me remembers thoughthe same part that stands up for the anthemat baseball games. The cold beer leavingdark rings on my jeans. […]

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She liked to outlineall the tattoos she couldn’t affordwith just a marker and some extra timeshe carried in the evenings on her own.All the rooms were stonewalledand echoed like you’d think,and she would drink her teaand scream when it got boring. Things worth ignoring are like shadowsin the shape of spinning windmillsalways separating quadrants of […]

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It’s easy to make fun of,in the same way, it was easyto tell this nationit would never drink again.Though, there was always someonebrewing in the darkaway from everything,so no one sang the name.Hidden in the garden of the worldthe tree leaves held the smokeagainst the humid earthand there was birth behindthe metal of the still.They […]

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A man with a wool hat pulled over one earand a plastic bag loaded with potato chipsstands in the turn lane while trafficsurrounds him with no gapsbetween the oncoming cars.They all filter through flickeringguide lights that leavepools where the roadmeets the photonsthat rain down from the power line.Time will keep moving pastwhat’s in front of […]

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Rabbit Out Of A Hat

A hundred years ago it hauntedhim like any image of a maniacwas likely too. Squirming on the floorwrapped so both his arms were in a crossacross his body.Handcuffs were nothing nowthey fell off his wrists like an envelopetorn from a letter not meant to be seen.The water in the tank for himwas always clean as […]

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