Monthly Archives: March 2011

A Poem for Your Consideration #poetry

I’m still hoping to get back to writing new stuff soon. I’ve got some ideas for rants and essays on here, and I’d still like to practice creative nonfiction before I try to send any out. In the meantime, here’s … Continue reading

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More Flash Fiction #fiction

     In catching up on all the things I didn’t do last week, I’m still too behind to post anything new. So here’s another old piece of flash fiction. I have no idea what I was thinking when I wrote … Continue reading

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Missing the Kids–A Poem #poetry

Today I had to take my son and my youngest daughter back after having them at my place during their spring break. I’ve been doing this kind of thing for nearly twenty years, and it never gets easier. This is … Continue reading

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February 20th, 2004–Flash Fiction #fiction

February 20th, 2004      I signed an online petition today. I don’t know what it was for. Perhaps I was trying to save something. Maybe I was helping kill someone. Maybe it was a petition against me. I don’t know. … Continue reading

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Here’s another poem #poetry

I hope all my readers (both of you) haven’t lost patience with my posting some existing creative works here instead of regular blog entries or brand-new stuff. I’m enjoying the time with the kids, and hey, why CAN’T I post … Continue reading

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Here’s a Poem #poetry

Alternative The things that I Remember most Are as follows Erasing a Colon from the End of a line Counting meter On my fingers Two by two thrice And thinking of That other poem I almost wrote About a girl … Continue reading

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More Flash Fiction #fictionwriting

February 2nd, 2004      A cold front settled in the skies and blew down on their heads in short bursts, rhythmic and hollow like a backwoodsman playing tunes on a half full jug of whiskey, and while their ears turned … Continue reading

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A Poem for Your Consideration #poetry

7. Dog-eared pages read Like ransom notes for Borrowed glimpses of A land that could have Been but never got A chance to breathe. Life garroted us, Burdens choked us from Behind until we Rose like zombies and Trudged silently … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction #fictionwriting

Here’s a several-years-old piece of flash fiction that may actually be an Allen Ginsberg-ish poem in disguise. February 8th, 2004      Her cell phone rang, its tinny electronic voice spitting Mozart into the pre-dawn blackness of her bedroom, shattering her vivid … Continue reading

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Here’s a Poem. Comments Welcome.

A Rendezvous The girl was on Her knees In the alley Last night An orange peel Stuck fast To the cuff of Her pants So that she smelled Like piss And your breakfast Till Dawn

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