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Scruffy Alexandria

  al-Iskandariya emanating at the coast where the river dies in the delta’s arms. Inhaling from the rhythmic rift exhaling a gutsy philosophy so sunny the fish are asleep. Like a woman only seen in a defunct slick magazine she … Continue reading

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I Am a Creature of the Earth

  Shining but seldom seen my burden is in the ground around my soles and beneath a bank of debt draws from and spiritually accumulating both ugly and handsome friendly and fearsome faces spread but joining in weight fallen all … Continue reading

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All the Way Down the Wall

  He went back to where he came from nothing there but regret and insomnia. Sometimes almost all the time it’s blue all the way down the wall. He got fat in winter but then leaned up in the heat … Continue reading

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One Man

One man wears a suit ear stuck toothy cartoonish brute in a phone. One man in bare feet toes free bowed back and head covered planting seeds. One man that you did not see plasters the walls of his family … Continue reading

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Photographic

[A] Am I really there in black and white kneeling in front with a dog on my right? So long ago. That was in L.A. Wasn’t it after the funeral? I can remember the smell of the flowers and nobody … Continue reading

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Take My Pulse

  Take a look at my national principle wherever one man one woman lie in the blessed bosom of Django on the pillow of harmony humbling the single note the single wayfarer on the way down the river or the … Continue reading

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Back Back Blues

He went back back to where he came from nothing there but regret and insomnia sometimes almost all the time it’s blue all the way down the wall. He can’t keep track any more after the last decade of noise … Continue reading

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