Monthly Archives: February 2015

I Get It Now

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White Flag Considered 

My town car died two thousand nine.           One month and a day after Danny passed.          Gone, too, was this old life mine.            Thrown to the curb. … Continue reading

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Beal PKWY NW

RITE WASH COIN LAUNDRY Self Service                               Alterations                                     … Continue reading

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Ode to The Old Man’s Sock Drawer

I don’t remember when or why you opened up to me the first time. I think it had something to do with The Old Man’s socks.  But I’m not sure. White or gray for work. Dress up black and brown. … Continue reading

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Finga Fable #1

Between sets at a gig played 5 years ago, I overheard a strong throng bashing my blues song show. I was behind them resting, sitting in a chair. But they talked bad about me like I wasn’t there coz they … Continue reading

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No Day For Heroes

I give up. I guess this day’s Not a day for poetry. No ballad poetry today. I don’t know where the time has gone but, all of the sudden, the sun is goin’ down and I haven’t been able to … Continue reading

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MIND: Resist

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The problem was you had to keep choosing between between one evil and another, and no matter what you chose, they sliced a little bit more off you, until there was nothing left. At…

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Haven’t figured out Hyperlink but here’s My Tortoise As Is

I’d see it everyday on My way home from School so, One after- Noon, I Wrapped a rope Round its shell And tied it to the clothes- Line Pole. The Next Morning I ran Out to yard and Found a … Continue reading

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Knock Knock

Too cold outside, I pulled my Ride into the drive-way hoping he’d Understand and have enough Sense to know I wasn’t about to go Tippy toe from car to door… My cell phone wanted to make it Easy but his … Continue reading

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Pops

Joey’s doing better in school. “I bring up one C+ and I’ll have A B honor roll.” He says as he pulls a ten, a five and I don’t know how many dollar bills out of his pocket. “Where’d you … Continue reading

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