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Broke Or Left Undone

[verse] Marty had a way of being what you did not expect Marty had a tendency to bust his head through walls the rest of us did not even see. [chorus] Throw a big rock into the lake waves go … 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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Wood

To make his customary peace the carpenter turned his highway away from the raging Morse code held the wheel of his hammering and sawing mind to the task hands in song hovering above the workbench feeling and finding just the … Continue reading

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Leaving Riddles

  Wind around corners ache in the elbows on this day the laborer prepares to leave a stark monument to effort gone after tomorrow fabric stretched padded as needed retired but the upholsterer still puts hands all over the materials … Continue reading

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Could Have Been

Could have been a photographer. I read the books and took the classes. I carried around my old SLR and camera bag full of gadgets. The wideangles and the telephotos, the f-stops and the depth of field, the waiting for … Continue reading

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Time Shrieks

The ball is hit to centerfield and I run for it. My eyes bounce up and down in my confidence. The runner on first is rounding second bass. Time shrinks and expands and so do I. What effect does pressure … Continue reading

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Don’t Waste Your Life

  [verse] Don’t waste your life don’t waste your winters and springs don’t waste your summers and falls don’t waste your life I may not know what that means but you do so don’t waste what your particular god gave … Continue reading

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