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Dead Elephant

Most of the carcass is off-camera but the fake billionaire’s half-wit son smiles holding up the severed tail & brandishing a clean knife, too small to do the job Clearly someone stands beyond the frame bloody, sweat-soaked & bathed in … Continue reading

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Excerpts from the Black Basic Book Journal

I’ve used journals to record thoughts and work out poems, plays and others writings ever since high school. After one is full, I usually revisit it several months later and find little bits that hadn’t made it into a finished … Continue reading

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Birthday Poem 2019

The ospreys have returned to their stick nest by the ballpark The light on the snow/cloud shrouded Crazies is miraculous The river wants a canoe The sleeping morels sing quietly in their dreams The crimson buds of the maple are … Continue reading

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