Monthly Archives: April 2019

411’s a Joke

Four one one’s a joke in my town. It offer’s me no ways to run around. Teaches me not to swim, fly, or race on ground. If it’s good, I’ll be tied, and bound. Four one one is a miserable … Continue reading

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Personal Statement

An attempt at an answer to “Please use no more than 150 words to explain what makes you special” in a job application.” I showed it to my mother. She didn’t get it. For the last twelve weeks, off of … Continue reading

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Admissions Payment

Being common concerns me. It’s not what I prefer and if the other option is to be thought a cur I think that is my preference. At least I’d be unique. So if there’s something bad to say, perhaps I’ll … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Bus to Leave

We watch white rabbits race randomly by across from the benches that we occupy. We sullenly sit at this post-midnight hour, neither admitting the bewitching power of silently spying the creatures at play while we’re whiling our time ’til we … Continue reading

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Off-Topic

You may not know me, but I’m a pleasant sort; the very merry fella who would never abort a conversation in relation to an aggressive tone but there’s a subject or two that might be best to leave alone. Stuff … Continue reading

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El

In Memphis, a ghost in a Nudie suit floats looking for boats in to sow some wild oats. This mutton-chopped specter looms over this land looking over a landscape he can’t understand. This brother of Jesse studies the city a … Continue reading

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Forgiven

Lad, don’t be sad. It’s not bad. You’ll survive from this day to the next there’s a chance you could thrive. In this world, you can change from your worst to the best. You’ll burst from your egg and its … Continue reading

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Hittin’ Sixty

There’s a path that you’ve been traveling, and it feels so very long; like the starting verse of maybe eighteen hundred country songs. You’ve been traveling for forever, and you think you’re getting there but it’s been so long since … Continue reading

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Cauldron

I will not hate you forever. In fact as lines blur between extremes I may love you again quite soon so I would like to put a pin in our future while I simmer and seethe. A placeholder is necessary … Continue reading

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I’ve Changed

When we’re tangling together, I could talk all night but dear, it’s too clear, we chat less than fight. We agree, on occasion. Surely, we can – but I think that the problem is that rather than the mild-mannered fellow … Continue reading

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