Category Archives: politics

the calm

the calm (from the collection: Mt. Tumantangis and Other Poems on Sulu) it haunts the people’s dream of comfort too. the cozy rooms, the furnished halls drive the cold out into the night and into the poor man’s house, it … Continue reading

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the damas trees of sitteen

the damas trees of sitteen  green conocarpus dinosaurs lined up in mid island of sitteen silent witnesses to the flow of red-tailed worms this side of the world and yellow-headed creepers on the other side of evening traffic. lancifolius roots … Continue reading

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Circuitry

Circuitry The electric circuitry paces An environmental complex even as The swinging of one’s cradle Accelerates to and fro And to and fro: Finally dislodges me. Acquiring media as extension Of my biped humanity, Transcends uneventfully circles Of this child’s … Continue reading

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inamorata

today i was told: shampoo is okay to use, conditioner not. graven inamorata half-sung by runt and his duck. © SSJ 2017 Author’s Note: News headlines these days are depressing, among other things: about the devastating deluge in swaths of … Continue reading

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The Closing of the Eye

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Town Asleep

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More Words, Just Words

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