Monthly Archives: April 2007

Six Poems of Seasonal Departures

I. Simone de Beauvoir would take the long, rugged trail up the Pyrenees in summer to size up the world inside her head. This way, she’d distance herself from the amoral dalliances of Sartre. Julia Campbell was tempted by the … Continue reading

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5 Poems of Self-Deception

I. Ennui (For Rommel & Mia) He starts the day by waking up at the wee small hours to check on his dreams & the unmerciful noises on the street below, then restarts the engine of his eyes at four … Continue reading

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5 Poems of Unfinished Emotion

I The Final Hour: A Prequel (for Nic) There were no patrol cars with sirens on when he was rushed to the hospital & deposited at the charity ward. There was no spokesman to speak to media about his medical … Continue reading

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21 Poems of Everyday Pestilence

I Class ‘07 Boisterously they march into the maw of the machine & out – to oil its moving gears, fix the psychical electrodes so it could efficiently hum like troopers made to surveil the hood & stonewall the Boss: … Continue reading

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