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the balloon race

we are brought to the fields in bundles and unfolded, we lie flat like desiccated carcases unmoving, we stare at the sky …

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when I get big

I wanna be a fireman when I get big slide down the pole wear the big boots and heavy coat and helmet …

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bread lines

there once was water so deep houses, businesses, neighborhoods washed away (but “washed” sounds like too clean a word) destroyed we stood …

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On this Earth Day

on this Earth Day look down walk barefoot through grass or mud or sand and grasp the world with your toes don’t …

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cotton clouds

take a sky azure all over then daub at it with white paint on cotton balls lay it gently under the warm …

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thunderfire

light the sky on fire feel the shock of bursting shells boom, boom, boom the thunder rolls over the river and through …

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Josephine?

in my flying machine all alone no Josephine, where has she flown? she was here when we took off but mid-air she …

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driveweeds

don’t (tire) tread on me i have fought so hard to be growing here amid the gravel in the spaces rarely traveled …

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This Art has Legs

fiberglass bodies wild imaginations and hometown love this art has legs and runs all over town standing still About the photo: These …

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Scene at a Wedding

I hate these things! Well, “hate” is too strong a word. It’s just so… uncomfortable… I mean, all the pressure — the …

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flame

tongues licking but these tongues have a bite all their own spreading tasting? consuming until all that’s left are embers and ashes …

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bee and being

consider the common worker bee toiling in this cherry tree does she ever stop to gaze through the pollinated haze and there …