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PERIWINKLE MEETS INDIGO and THEY HAVE CHILDREN .. .

Periwinkle meets Indigo and they have children .. . . . There is a gap in the cloud today     where the ink has run and stained the sky the most perfect blue where rain falls through     … Continue reading

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MOLUSCS and SHELLS

MOLUSCS  and  SHELLS .. . . We address the condition of a nation by its social order the position of its women in spite of any lenience a Mother Mary in plaster a Sinatra’s daughter Is she dead,, or is … Continue reading

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IGUANA TERRITORY .. .

iguana territory .. . it is latewind-chill factor colder than Septemberin the late, dark night the iguana ever bolderdoes not venture out the iguanais a solitary beastas spies pass messages to one another before the dawn risethey keep each other … Continue reading

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A SOCIAL DRAMA .. .

A SOCIAL DRAMA .. . the czars paid full price .. .  . .. Catapults and carnage the winter solstice it is doneMichaelangelo performingat the Duomo the dying swan Auntie Edie hangs her washingon her taught, rope-twine linehides her knickers … Continue reading

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RUNNING TOWARDS SADNESS .. .

Running Towards Sadness In the dark wood there are no sounds above, the light of the headland shines lay down moribund, lay down little starling your white-light stars will never leave you wear your iridescent cloke to ward off evil … Continue reading

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THIS DREAM WAS THE FIRST .. .

This dream was the first .. . . This dream was the first   it woke me alarmed and covered in damp persuasion   of believing myself  a gangster on the run   born to play Machieveli I, who held … Continue reading

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YOUR BOUGHS OF PLENTY .. .

Your boughs of plenty .. . Your boughs of plenty   laden down your arms of joy   greedy green of goblin’s gold your eyes hidden     blinkered, sightless         neath your eye-line shadow     … Continue reading

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INGRATES and CATHOLICS

ingrates and catholics .. . The world is full of them the people who don’t care and people who care too much you meet both all over both can drive you to despair it’s why I started drinking and then … Continue reading

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ALL I SEE IS HATRED .. .

All I see is hatred .. . . .. (echoes of Masters of War) … I look at your stony face and all I see is your hatred the hatred you have unleashed upon this sad, worried world not curbed … Continue reading

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I SPOKE PEACE TO THE RAVEN .. .

I spoke peace to the raven .. . . Peace, I spoke peace to the raven a bird who takes his fill at any quarter I spoke love to the robin, red breasted and fun, a love that lingers longer … Continue reading

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