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Four Arms

When you asked me to buy that ice cream cone I didn’t know. I didn’t understand the significance of any of it not the truck not the flavor not the timing. I didn’t realize what you really wanted or what … Continue reading

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Kirsten 3

Yes, ma’am.I suppose it was impertinent of me to think you might still be paying attention to my comings and goings-on all these years later. I guess I had assumed it was mutual but clearly you’ve moved on. No, ma’am. … Continue reading

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Kirsten 2

Dear K, In the recent poem I have yet to write,the Kirsten repeatedly referred to in terms that could be considered at best, unflattering and at worst, illegal shares certain characteristics with you. She has your name. She is a … Continue reading

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Yet Another Introduction

This is ridiculous. This is a travesty. This is quite unfair. There is no justice in this world if we allow a situation like this to pass for another white man to succeed in the face of so many other … Continue reading

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Sufferings Untold

You don’t want to hear it, believe me, but if you’re sure… Be warned, though, that some things, they’ll just fill you with regret. Their metabolisms were different so one was huge and the other was really thin. Those two … Continue reading

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The Slow Fast

When I fasted I used to get the shakes: delicious shakes over on Ninth Avenue during my renaissance of responsibility at a point when I thought so much more of myself and knew so much less of the world. I … Continue reading

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Failure.

Buck up, old son. When you’re slow to eat that ice cream cone and a little dribbles on your hand and while you try to lick it off your hand distractedly some more gets on your shoe and as you … Continue reading

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Dumb

This is a haiku because it follows the rules of five seven five.

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91119

What I did eighteen years back was I ran like a chicken with its head cut off looking for something to do. There was nothing to do. There was nothing for me to do that day but absorb the enormity. … Continue reading

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Garden City

she says she’s leaving the citythat she needs to get back to nature and i say ‘there’s lots of nature in the city it’s just kept in boxes contained where it belongs’ but she doesn’t laugh she says ‘that’s why … Continue reading

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