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Poems of the Month
Tag Archives: Music
I arrive at the 80s nightclub/wearing a black leather Continue reading
“People are afraid of themselves, of their own reality; their feelings most of all. People talk about how great love is, but that’s bullshit. Love hurts. Feelings are disturbing. People are taught that pain is evil and dangerous. How can … Continue reading
Once sheltered, then
shown and shut in. Condemned.
Brando brute unmasks both raw
and hungry. His apartment, well
off the French Quarter, pokes
bets and constant craving. Lusting
after life and trading
on decency. Continue reading
tangle, entwine, clutch.
Life panting through
Dervishes collecting sky, sea and shore-tossed orchids Casting Sufi smiles, pearls and patience to those hidden in the wave’s barrel. Lifting lantern flames to meet strummed sea glass, verdant fingers reach to capture sand and seaweed. Turbaned shells sigh while … Continue reading
Thickening pulse thorough
all that is and was builds to forever.
Serial endings are waking up. Continue reading