Poetry

Paz the Sister

Paz the sister the walking sun – the blister strong cracked wheat, carol singing peasants with calloused feet. Bring on faith without...

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Listening Tears

Do you hear me? He asked. Repeat what I just said. No no no you have got it wrong What the fuck is wrong with your head? This isn’t...

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Fools

I don’t want your noise your clutter your patronizing cuts your condescension your hands that touch me without feeling your eyes...

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Grief

It grabs you won’t let go sits on your heart and waits to erupt in an unseemly untimely manner for you to stammer in words that lack...

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First Try

Vague, repetitious, harrowing flashbacks – And wondering if it’ll ever happen again. Why not? If it did before and then again,...

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White Knucklin’ it.

Straight stiff upper lippin’ it. No tears allowed—stay proud no matter how loud the noise in your head becomes. No money?...

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High School Teen Age Dreams

So, it’s 1992 and I was thinking about you as I lined the last of my lid – put my hoop earrings on, shouldered the Jansport...

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Drip Down

Come closer and remember the time (in bizarre supplication) I kneeled naked in the shower. Water steaming around me loudly Water rushing...

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All I Ever Wanted

All I ever wanted turned into something I never knew. Blood colored manacles on my wrists, the reflection of that wish....

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The Day is Worried

I can’t find my breath Searching for the pull of his light To bring me home.

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Sweet Child of Mine

My darling child, how would you like to be? The paper is yet a seed and not even a tree that has not been born. It’s starstuff swirling...

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On My Mind

I feel like a bullet- I could rip through you … with no memory of how I killed you. Skip through your skin like pins so thin- because...

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Jealousy

I have been around enough jealousy to feel the murky scent of the green vibe wafting through a room masked in a scented musk to attract all...

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Life + Art

Life + Art When you have a burning desire to change the course of any art form expressed the simple fundamental aspects of life become so...

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Pigeon Hole

Why do people need to pigeonhole you? you are only one way in their eyes instead of all the ways you are… complex with no lies living...

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Freedom

I’m sorry if I don’t conform to your world if I don’t play the game by your rules if I say that the wind is much more than the result...

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House Keys

That first day I didn’t like your voice and I wanted you replaced. I didn’t like your jacket and I didn’t want you in the...

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Sorrow

Sorrow led her parade and it was shrouded by heavy curtains that sat on her shoulders and they drooped a little as to not bring attention...

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Your Bed

Forever and a day is what I once will have it said that/if I can make your bed I can be led to see the world through your eyes and not die...

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Silver

  I sit atop this ornate stand my shine and luster polluted by cloth and intrusive hand As the layer thickens each time a reminder...

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Mexico

i searched for in Mexico hoping to see Your face – so many people resembled You i felt your spirit in this foreign place. i hunted...

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Towering Trees

those towers were trees they were strong in the breeze and they were in my backyard. those towers were mine they made me feel fine when I...

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Inspiration from the Armless Artist

Some years ago as I was walking down Fifth Avenue, around Rockefeller Center, I saw a huge group of people gathered and wondered what was...

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