Category Archives: Other

Preoccupied

We are the occupiers. This is the land we possess. Hollow rings a tribute to its past stewards, however noble,

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Inappropriation

An Australian preferred the limerick

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Gas Station Burger: Out of This World

I hold you. Clad in papered foil (or is it paper foiled?) peeled back, you slyly reveal the arc of your sagging bun as we sit

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Spaciousness: A Stimulus

         

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A Posthumous Rehabilitation of Dust

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God… Wavering candlelight falls upon a scrap of foolscap

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Robocall: A Monologue

A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom. ~Robert Frost Hello?     This is usually the part where the caller speaks.    

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Paradise Lust

after Wallace Stegner’s “Crossing into Eden” Five miles in and 3000 feet up: a grueling ascent of a tortured canyon called Hades—

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Paradoxology

Your commitment to Truth will not produce truth, which demands not resolve, but a ceded heart.

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The Paths of Righteousness

When a shepherd’s flock seeks another’s fold    and the pastor loudly brays about his followers being sheep—no, they are not    the ones who have lost the way.

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August

The ponderosa stood proud and lissom, its bole aglow in the evening sun. Perhaps thirty years it strove blueward against drought and frost, and time—

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