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tHis ThiNG, tHis GiFt

tHis ThiNG, tHis GiFt

Will I lose the words I have right now? 
Or will I fail to write them down? 
This thing, this gift, this who knows what? 
- the thing you catch while it's still hot - …

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WhiTE chOcOLaTEs

WhiTE chOcOLaTEs
(A Voice for Victims of Alzheimer's

If I never remember why I wrote this poem, 
At least, I will have captured it. 

I can study the lines, 
Read between them. 
Analyze, demystify, 
Even proselytize. 

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fLY wiThOUt A nET

fLY wiThOUt A nET
 

in this crowd I feel so like a fly 
who has pissed off the world 
just by existing 

the wrong breed 
porcelain plaster 
a genetic disaster 

i am spider food 
i just think…

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eMpTY; oN puRpOSe

eMpTY; oN puRpOSe

Food is a disease designed to make me ugly. 
So are mirrors. 
And thoughts. 
Shut the fuck up. 
Talking to me? Puke! 
It helps. 
To stick your finger down your throat. 
Peanut butter is better with…

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ThE sMiLE oF A cHiLD

ThE sMiLE oF A cHiLD

How would you defend your life?
The choices you've made and missed?
Have you advanced the cause, nursed
the planet back to health, helped the poor?
How big is your carbon footprint? 

Would you…

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diSPoSabLE cuLTuRe

diSPoSabLE culture

Standing on the sideline.
Waiting to get picked.
Or thrown away.

 

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gLoCKwoRk oRaNGe

gLoCKwoRk oRaNGe
 

Bump-stocks dancing gleefully, 
Drums feeding angry chambers, 
Barrels melting as I recoil, reload, 
Sparks screaming through night sky; 
My emotional release is so beautiful. 
Watch the ants run, watch the ants cry, 
Crank drive my trigger, watching…

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tHE miDdLE pATh

tHE miDdLE pATh

I seek peace 
not simply to prevent our children 
from killing each other for ideology - 
over religions dispensing silver hope 
- for land disputes to purge territories 
with the hate of native-ism, 
but rather ... …

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PiNEaPpLE

PiNEaPpLE

Pineapple. Yay!!”
the young boy shreaked in excitement
as his father bought a popsicle for him,
deftly talking him out of the lime one.
“Too Sour.” 

Eager to please, the boy accepted his father’s wisdom. 

Pure expressions…

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ThE DeCEnT / ThE DeSCenT

ThE DeCEnT / ThE DeSCenT
 

Tangential tangerines 
with orangutan dreams, 
a smile on a young girl's face, 
and I, in frenzy, descend, again. 

My tribe has escaped. 
asylums are evil. the 
monkey now dances. 
the young girl is…

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PiNk suNgLAssEs

PiNk suNgLAssEs

Horse flies on pineapple ham - 
Arriba screams in psychedelic orange 
overtones as freaks celebrate spring 
in full style, resurrected by purple 
hallucinogens, sugar, and the sun. 

They sing of lambs, being washed in a hot …

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rAiN teArS

rAiN teArS

Hello world, it’s Friday. 
A famous one at that. 

A forest gnome came to visit me today. 
Ricky. I played him a song. 
He played me too. Intrigued, 
I was. 
David Byrne would be proud.