I Seek the Bots

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God is Whoever Will Recognize Your Sacrifice (A Spring Poem)

When the heat rose It brought the ants out with it--- The bedrock slumbers under the shivering topsoil, All winter huddled up--- Now comes the tilt of the earth--- Now comes hibernation hangovers--- The creak in your elbow Only you can hear--- Now comes the sun again--- Now the snakes sun on gravel roads--- God... Continue Reading →

Uh Yeah, Me Neither… (A Poem)

Do you take all your poems out ‘round back? Fantasize about them during teleconferences? Sketch them from memory by candlelight when the wind sounds like orgasmic gasps? Does your blood burst in your genitals when you feel the line break? Do you try to conjure their smell and end up hyperventilating? Tell me, do you... Continue Reading →

Fare Thee Well, Red Balloon (a poem)

FARE THEE WELL, RED BALLOON I was on my home this late afternoonWhen I saw the red balloon.It had been raining all week,And there it was, dribbling on a puddleWhere the storm water grates had backfilledWith a winter’s worth of garbage.The balloon spun for a moment, thenThe wind picked up and kicked it along the curb.I... Continue Reading →

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