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Fiery Love

Gertrude would never have imagined she would spend the last few hours of her life stark naked in a hot tub, sipping a smooth brandy with her ex-husband Alvin, also as bare as a peeled egg.  She was relieved that the noise of the water jets helped drown out the sound...

The Sea is Kind…

The Sea is Kindest to Poets ~ after Neruda’s The Sea & also after the legend of Labismena Year after year, ferryboats deliver them to Mena’s shores: wild-haired intellectuals with a penchant for stroking island cats, baby poets who walk the beaches, notebooks in...

Three Micros

I'm sharing three unconnected micros this month. X-Ray Specs Dave rattled around for days, weeks, years, waiting for his X-ray specs to arrive. When they finally did, he shut his eyes tight, slipped on the plastic frames, and prepared for the cardboard lenses painted...

Airs of Love; Love

Airs of Love The air of love The heart of love one lifts up the other weighs down One soars to grab — to reach to a sky of darkness To a world where every bird  is allowed to fly into eternity  without a fear without a care With only the air of love to lift all of...

Fiery Love

Gertrude would never have imagined she would spend the last few hours of her life stark naked in a hot tub, sipping a smooth brandy with her ex-husband Alvin, also as bare as a peeled egg.  She was relieved that the noise of the water jets helped drown out the sound...

The Sea is Kind…

The Sea is Kindest to Poets ~ after Neruda’s The Sea & also after the legend of Labismena Year after year, ferryboats deliver them to Mena’s shores: wild-haired intellectuals with a penchant for stroking island cats, baby poets who walk the beaches, notebooks in...

Three Micros

I'm sharing three unconnected micros this month. X-Ray Specs Dave rattled around for days, weeks, years, waiting for his X-ray specs to arrive. When they finally did, he shut his eyes tight, slipped on the plastic frames, and prepared for the cardboard lenses painted...

Airs of Love; Love

Airs of Love The air of love The heart of love one lifts up the other weighs down One soars to grab — to reach to a sky of darkness To a world where every bird  is allowed to fly into eternity  without a fear without a care With only the air of love to lift all of...

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