Monthly Archives: December 2012

BELLWETHER

1. “Let the cab driver wallow in his mush” – he used to do that – he had wished to turn his radio off but that would be scandalous… It was one early morning, & he was strangely irritated by … Continue reading

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THE WARRIOR & OTHER POEMS

 1. “Another king in the East? It’s preposterous,” the old man mutters under his slow, gasping breath – O how it was so long ago then when, along with two truant kings, he journeyed to a strange land & chanced … Continue reading

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UNFRIENDED

I A. The 20 six-year-olds from Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut were no match for the 223-caliber Bushmaster assault rifle fired by Adam Lanza, who also killed his gun-toting mother in their home. Everyone is at a loss what … Continue reading

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LITANYA

1. The resident cynic lingers in the corner of a side cafe. Calmly sipping tea, while quoting Jean-Pierre Dupoy: “Like all things, love affairs are not eternal, they change over the course of time.” It was no big deal he … Continue reading

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